Lot 1034. A white-glazed stoneware jar, Sui-Tang dynasty (581-907). Height 5 3/4 in., 14.6 cm. Estimate $1,000 - $1,500. Sold: $1,875. © Sotheby's
the globular body rising from a slightly flared foot to a short neck, incised with a narrow groove at the neck and shoulder, applied with four double-stranded loop handles, covered with a transparent white glaze toned slightly olive from firing stopping irregularly at the widest part of the belly to expose the fine buff body beneath, wood stand (2).
Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong, 1960s-1970s.