14 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY TRIPOD JAR
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
The globular body raised on three paw supports and incised around the shoulder with a single line, with a well-controlled splashed amber, green and cream glaze falling from the tapered neck to the lower body and onto the legs, with a cream glaze on the interior
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) across, box
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