Lot 6
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A MAGNIFICENT SANCAI-GLAZED EWER TANG DYNASTY

Estimate
500,000 - 700,000 USD
Sold
874,000 USD
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Description

finely potted, the ovoid body rising from a widely splayed foot to a double-waisted neck and tall cylindrical cupped mouth secured to the shoulder by a rope-twist handle, the body applied with crisply molded elements of quatrefoil leaf panels separated by florets, trefoil floral sprigs and festooned flower heads, all below a band of three incised grooves at the shoulder with four further trefoil floral sprigs pendent between flanking loop handles and an upright 'beak', all beneath brilliant splashed ivory, green and amber glazes, pooling at the foot to an olive-green tone and extending partially over the underside of the foot, stopping unevenly to reveal the buff body at the base, the interior of the mouth applied with a soft greenish-white glaze, Japanese wood box (3)
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