'Changsha'-type pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907)

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Lot 137. A 'Changsha'-type pottery ewer, Tang dynasty (618-907); height 7 1/2 in., 19 cm. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 USDLot Sold 2,500 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011

of double-gourd shape, the shoulders set with a curved handle and with two small loops, a single molded lotus flower applied below the faceted spout, all under a thin olive-green glaze 

Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York