A white-glazed pottery ovoid jar, Tang dynasty | 唐 白釉罐
8,000 - 12,000 USD
A white-glazed pottery ovoid jar
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 (2)
Height 8¼ in., 21 cm
Overall in good condition with age-consistent surface wear and minor firing imperfections. Three TL test holes to the base.
Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
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Eskenazi Ltd., London.
Chinese Ceramic Vessels, Eskenazi, London, 2001, cat. no. 12.
《Chinese Ceramic Vessels》，埃斯卡納齊，倫敦，2001年，編號12
The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. P101n48 is consistent with the dating of this lot.