Lot 23: Important Tang Dynasty Sancai Phoenix & Dragon Pottery Ewer
October 29, 2016
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
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.