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    Sale 2268

    Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 323

    A STEATITE TRIPOD JAR AND COVER

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A STEATITE TRIPOD JAR AND COVER
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    The bulbous body raised on three cabriole legs cut with facets and terminating in upturned ends, with a short waisted neck rising to a slightly everted rim with finely finished edges, the slightly domed cover with a somewhat concave center from which rises the bud-form knop and with a single bow-string band near the rim, the stone of mottled buff, grey and dark grey color
    7½ in. (19 cm.) across


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    Provenance

    J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1973.