A blue-streaked cream-glazed jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 483. A blue-streaked cream-glazed jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 9.9cm (3 7/8in) highEst: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 12,112 (€ 14,112). © Bonhams

Potted with a compressed globular body rising from a short and splayed foot to a waisted neck and culminates in a trumpet-shaped upper section with a everted rolled rim, the shoulder finely incised with two parallel encircled lines, applied overall with a cream glaze with blue-streaked splashes to the mouth and exterior, stopping irregularly above the foot and exposing the unglazed pale cream body, box.

The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no.C102e23 dated 7 March 2002, is consistent with the dating of this lot.

Published, Illustrated and Exhibited: Roger Keverne Ltd., Summer Exhibition, London, 2009, no.28.

Note: For similar examples, see The Charles B.Hoyt Collection, Boston, 1952, no.118, p.30; R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection , vol.1, London, 1994, p.150, no.256, and note no.239, pp.142-143, for a sancai-glazed example; and C.Medcalf, Introduction to Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, London, 1955, pl.1.

Bonhams. Roger Keverne Ltd Moving On (Part II), London, New Bond Street, 7 Jun 2021