A Yue-type fragment, 10th - 12th century


Lot 1428, A Yue-type fragment, 10th - 12th century. Estimate USD 800 ~ 1,000. Photo Sotheby's

shaped into the form of a leaf supported on two feet, finely incised on the top with meandering leafy foliate scrolls, covered with a thin layer of translucent pale olive-green glaze, suffused with a fine network of stained crackles, the base with long curving spur marks encircling a shang character. Length 4 5/8  in., 11.8 cm

Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016, 10:00 AM