A celadon-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 91. A celadon-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,179 - USD 7,769). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. 

5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) high, Japanese wood box.

Provenance: Collection of Frizt Low-Beer (1906-1976)
The Carl Kempe Collection, no. y71, acquired prior to 1964
Sold at Sotheby's London, 14 May 2008, lot 203.

LiteratureBo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 52.
Thomas Dexel, Fruhe Keramik in China, Baunschweig, 1973, pl. 80a
Oriental Ceramics: the World’s Great Collections, vol. 8, Tokyo, 1982, pl. 88.
The Museum of Art and Far Eastern Antiquities in Ulricehamn,Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Ulricehamn, 2002, pl. 274.

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong