A group of 'Yue' wares, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 428. A group of 'Yue' wares, Tang dynasty (618-907). The largest: 8.5cm, 3 3/8 in. Estimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 2,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008

comprising: a circular 'lotus' box and cover; a lobed bowl; a lobed jar; and a lobed dish. Quantity: 5.

Provenance: F. Low Beer & Co., New York (lobed bowl, dish and jar, according to labels).

Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pls 61, 21, 56 and 60.

Chinese Ceramic Treasures. A Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum, Including the Carl Kempe Collection, Ulricehamn, 2002, pl. 282 (lotus box).

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London