Lot 4. Two white glazed pottery vessels, Tang dynasty (618-907); 7 1/4in (18.5cm) high and 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diam (2). Sold for US$7,012.50 (Estimate US$2,000 - 3,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023
The pottery jar of high-shouldered form, short neck and rolled lip, covered inside and out a transparent glaze over a white slip; and a pottery shallow bowl with 'bi'-disc-shaped foot, a white slip under the transparent glaze, from the Gongyi kilns in Henan province.
Sotheby's London, 10 July 1979, lot 71
Sotheby's London, 24 October 1994, lot 14 (not illustrated)
European private collection
Note: Compare the white-glazed pottery jar illustrated by Krahl in Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, pp. 138-139, no. 229.
Compare the white glazed shallow bowl with disc-shaped foot, excavated in Yangzhou, illustrated in Yangzhou City: Report on the Archaeological Excavation, 1987-1998, Beijing, 2010, col. pl. 109-4, described as late Tang dynasty and product of Ding or Xing white porcelain. Similar white glazed shallow bowls described as late Tang dynasty and product of Gongxian, are illustrated in the same volume, op. cit., col. pl. 116.
Bonhams. J. J. Lally & Co. Fine Chinese Works of Art, New York, March 20, 2023