A 'Yaozhou' 'moon-white' glazed bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

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Lot 97. A sancai-glazed pottery 'rabbit' wrist pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907). Width 5¼ in., 13.3 cmEstimate 8,000 - 12,000 USDLot sold: 63,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021

modeled in the form of a crouching rabbit with large ears and rounded eyes, supporting a flat oblong top carved with a stylized floral and foliate arabesque, applied allover with a vibrant emerald-green glaze with accents of cream and amber, the base unglazed revealing the pinkish buff body.

Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton.

Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 4th December 2001.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021