Lot 23. A ge-type washer, 17th century; 13cm (5 1/8in) diam. Estimate £ 2,500-3,500. Sold for £ 2,167 (€ 2,424). Photo: Bonhams.
Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim from a short foot, covered with an opaque glaze of soft greyish-green tone suffused with an intricate matrix of iron-wire crackle and golden threads.
Provenance: a European private collection, and thence by descent.