A white stone ware cup stand, Tang-Five Dynasties

Lot 223. A white stoneware cup stand, Tang-Five Dynasties, 9.5cm., 3 3/4 inEstimate 300 - 500 GBP. Lot sold 1,188 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.

the curved sides rising from a short spreading foot to a broad flaring collar and incurved rim, covered overall with an ivory-white glaze.

ExhibitedThe Arts of the T'ang Dynasty, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1955, cat. no. 195.

Literature'Hsing-Yao and Ting-Yao', The Bulletin of Far Eastern Antiquities, no. 25, 1953, Stockholm, 1953, pl. 47, fig. 42.

Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 315.

Sotheby's. Masterpieces of Chinese Precious Metalwork, Early Gold and Silver; Early Chinese White, Green and Black Wares, London, 14 May 2008