13 novembre 2018

A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell' cup and cover, 12th-13th century

A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell' cup and cover, 12th-13th century

Lot 219. A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell' cup and cover, 12th-13th century; 7.5 cm, 3 in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,750 GBP. © Sotheby's.

the U-shaped body rising from a short straight foot and covered overall in a dark chocolate-brown glaze irregularly splashed in a caramel colour, the slightly domed cover similarly glazed and surmounted by a small finial.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018

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