Lot 305. A sancai tripod jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). 17.2 cm, 6 3/4 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 150,000 HKD (16,12 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.
the compressed globular body supported on three animal feet, rising to a short waisted neck, the exterior decorated in ochre, green and blue, depicting pendent lappets alternating with trefoil motifs above a band of dots, falling short of the foot revealing the buff body.
Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.
Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 Nov 2017, 02:00 PM