• Lot 257

    An amber-glazed miniature ewer and two dishes

    TANG DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    An amber-glazed miniature ewer and two dishes
    Tang dynasty
    The oviform body pinched at the top evoking a bird's head, applied with rope-twist handle, 7.7 cm. high; a white-glazed tazza, 6.4 cm. high; and an ochre-glazed shallow bowl, 9.3 cm. diam., very small chips (3)


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    A similar miniature ewer is illustrated in R. Krahl. Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, vol. I, p. 152, fig. 268.

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    Provenance

    The ewer: Bluett, London, 1975
    The tazza: Spink, London, 1974
    The bowl: Clayton Collection, 1968