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A rare small Xingyao white-glazed globular ewer Tang Dynasty

A rare small Xingyao white-glazed globular ewer, Tang Dynasty. Estimate HK$ 50,000 – 70,000 (€5,100 – 7,200). Photo Bonhams

The oviform body raised on a short spreading foot, with a short cylindrical spout on one side, covered inside and out in a creamy-white glaze with slight crackles. 9cm wide

Notes: For an excavated example, see a similar white-glazed ewer excavated from the No.150 Tomb at Wangcun, now in the Shaanxi Institute of Archaeology, illustrated in Zhang Bai, Zhongguo chutu ciqi quanji 15:Shaanxi, Beijing, 2008, pl.59.

Bonhams. THE FENG WEN TANG COLLECTION OF EARLY CHINESE CERAMICS, 9 Oct 2014 10:00 HKT. HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY