Lot 98. A white-glazed pottery ovoid jar, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 8¼ in., 21 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 44,100 USD. © Sotheby's 2021
rising from a narrow base to voluminous rounded shoulders, below a short waisted neck and rolled rim, the interior and exterior covered in a translucent creamy white glaze, the flat base unglazed exposing the pale buff body, wood stand.
Property from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton.
Provenance: Eskenazi Ltd., London.
Exhibited: Chinese Ceramic Vessels, Eskenazi, London, 2001, cat. no. 12.
Note: The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. P101n48 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021