Lot 20. A Small 'Tortoiseshell Imitation'-Glazed Waterpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; 6.2 cm., 2 3/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD (2,418 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.
of ovoid form rising from a recessed base to an incurved rim, covered overall in a yellow glaze beneath a transparent glaze streaked with dark brown, faithfully imitating tortoiseshell, the interior and the base glazed yellow, save for the white footring left unglazed, wood stand.
Sotheby's. Playthings From The Collection of Edward T. Chow - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Collections -Chinese Art Through the Eye of Sakamoto Gor - Asian Lacquer. Hong Kong, 27 may 2014