A pale green lotus jar, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)

Lot 93. A pale green lotus jar, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577). 6 1/2 in (16.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,500 (€1,000 - 1,300). Sold for US$ 6,875 (€5,907). Photo: Bonhams.

The compressed oviform body carved with a single wide band of the overlapping lotus petals, with four acanthus leaf-form loop handles on the shoulder, all under a thin, pale green glaze.

Provenance: Dries Blitz, New York, 1 November 2005.

Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK