A sancai-glazed waterpot and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 439. A sancai-glazed waterpot and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7.7 cm, 3 in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000Sold: £10,625. © Sotheby's

the globular body with slightly concave base, irregularly splashed in green, ochre and cream glazes, the slightly domed cover surmounted by a lotus bud finial and similarly glazed

Provenance: Bluett and Sons, London, 1936. 
Collection of Captain A. Napier.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017