Lot 10. A white-glazed basin, 10th century; 23.5 cm, 9 1/4 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's
the deep rounded sides rising from a flat base to an angled shoulder and flaring rim, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the white body.
Property from the Rui Xiu Lou Collection.
Exhibited: Chūgoku tōji yonsen'nen ten. Kaikan nijūgoshūnen kinen [Exhibition of Four Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramics. Twenty-fifth Anniversary Commemoration]. Fukui Prefectural Museum of Ceramics, Fukui Prefecture, 1996, cat. no. 60.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019, 10:30 AM