October 29, 2016, 7:00 PM PST
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
Lot 23: Important Tang Dynasty Sancai Phoenix & Dragon Pottery Ewer(97 views)
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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Description: This is an important Tang Dynasty (7-9th Century) pottery ewer with the decoration of a phoenix spout and a dragon handle. The design has the influence from the Middle East Islamic countries. It was painted with tri-color (Sancai) with blue glaze being the background.The blue glaze was the most expensive and rare glaze at that time.
Condition Report: Excellent
Provenance: Collection of scholar in New York, USA since 1960s.
Dimensions: H 14 1/2 in.