Lot 295. A Ge-type small cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 1 5/8in (4.2cm) high; 3 5/16 (8.4cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,600 - 4,300). Sold for US$ 4,845 (€ 4,163). © Bonhams 2001-2021
Raised on a small circular foot, the u-shaped cup flaring to an everted rim and covered in and out with a pale greenish-grey glaze suffused with an intricate crack crackle pooling thickly at the well.
Property from the Estate of Robert P. Youngman.
Note: For a Song dynasty Geyao precursor of our small cup, see Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 20 November 1984, lot 311.