A fine small Xingyao white-glazed ewer, Tang Dynasty. Estimate HK$ 200,000 – 300,000 (€20,000 – 31,000). Photo Bonhams.
Potted with a gently tapered ovoid body raised on a short spreading foot, the shoulder with a short spout on one side and a lion-shaped handle on the other, covered overall in a pale greenish-white glaze. 10cm high
Notes: A larger white-ware ewer with a similar lion handle, formerly in the Eumorfopoulos Collection, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is illustrated by Stacey Pierson, Chinese Ceramics, London, 2009, p.19, no.18.
Bonhams. THE FENG WEN TANG COLLECTION OF EARLY CHINESE CERAMICS, 9 Oct 2014 10:00 HKT. HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY