A fine, small ewer with deep amber glaze, China, late Tang (618-907) or Liao Dynasty (916-1127), 9th or 10th century

A fine, small ewer with deep amber glaze, China, late Tang (618-907) or Liao Dynasty (916-1127), 9th or 10th centuryEstimate 1500/2000 €. Unsold. Photo Nagel

the ewer with beige-whitish earthenware body is covered with dark amber, densely crackled glaze, running short above the unglazed bottom and base, and decorated with eight vertical, carved grooves, the interior is unglazed and a small, flat and grooved handle is attached close to the shoulder together with two small, flat and grooved loop rings, serving to fix with a string the lost cover. H. 13,5 cm. Very minor traces of age

Provenance: According to the present German owner inherited from a collection formed around 80 years ago 

NAGEL. "Asian Art". Sale 722, 06/06/2015