Lot 188. A 'Huozhou' 'fish'-handled cup, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Width 4⅛ in., 10.3 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,788 USD. © Sotheby's 2021
the circular bowl with rounded sides supported by a short splayed foot, a flat barbed handle projecting from one side of the rim, the top surface of the handle molded with a scaly fish in profile flanked by a floral spray on each side, the vessel covered with a creamy ivory glaze save for the base, revealing the pale buff body.
Provenance: Acquired prior to 2000.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021