A 'Yue' box and cover, 10th century

Lot 204. A 'Yue' box and cover, 10th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

of circular section, the straight sides rising from a convex base, the cover slightly domed and incised with a groove encircling the rim, covered overall with a soft olive-green glaze suffused with fine crackle, the rims unglazed, with four spur marks to the base (2). Diameter 3 5/8  in., 9.2 cm

Property from the collection of David and Nayda Utterberg 

ProvenancePurchased in Hong Kong, 1984. 

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 mars 2016, 10:00 AM