Lot 223. A molded sancai-glazed pottery 'fish' cup, Tang dynasty (618-907). Length 4 ⅞ in., 12.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
molded in the form of a fish with a floriform mouthrim, the exterior body decorated with stylized flowers and scrolls, overall splashed with straw, amber, and green glazes.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021