04 mars 2013

An unusual white-glazed fluted cupstand, Five Dynasties (907-960)

An unusual white-glazed fluted cupstand, Five Dynasties

 

An unusual white-glazed fluted cupstand, Five Dynasties2

An unusual white-glazed fluted cupstand, Five Dynasties3

Lot 96. An unusual white-glazed fluted cupstand, Five Dynasties (907-960). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 USD Lot sold 6,250  USD. ©  Sotheby's

of circular section, supported on a wide splayed base, the tray with high fluted sides, enclosing the central bud-form pedestal with petal-grooved sides from a collar of emerging ruyi lappets, covered overall in a translucent ivory-colored glaze pooling to an olive-green along the base and foot. 

Note: A similar example of this rare and distinctive form was sold in our London rooms, 7th June 1981, lot 223.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013 


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