A blue splashed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 94. A blue splashed pottery jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). 7 1/4in (18.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,200 - 6,900). Sold for US$ 10,000 (€8,592). Photo: Bonhams.

The broad shoulders tapering towards the base and surmounted by a short waisted neck and rolled rim, covered overall in a pale yellowish glaze suffused with irregular blue splashes and a green dribble, all falling short of the base and flat foot to reveal the pale buff body..

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 21-22 September 2005, lot 11.

NoteA similar example sold at Sotheby's, London, 7 November 2012, lot 204

A Blue-Splashed Pottery Jar, Tang dynasty

A Blue-Splashed Pottery Jar, Tang Dynasty. 16cm., 6 1/4 in. Sold for 9,375 GBP at Sotheby's, London, 7 November 2012, lot 204. Photo Sotheby's

Cf. my post: A Blue-Splashed Pottery Jar, Tang Dynasty

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