• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1280

    A LARGE WHITE-GLAZED OVOID JAR AND COVER

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE WHITE-GLAZED OVOID JAR AND COVER
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    The heavily potted ovoid body raised on a flat foot and with lipped rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of warm ivory tone shading to a darker tone on the shoulder, the slightly domed conical cover with bud finial similarly glazed
    14 9/16 in. (37 cm.) high


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    Compare a jar of similar shape and size, illustrated by W. Watson, Tang and Liao Ceramics, London, 1984, no. 81, p. 111.

    The result of Oxford Athentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test number P110b5 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong in 1994