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AN EXTREMELY RARE AND IMPORTANT 'YAOZHOU' BRUSHWASHER FIVE DYNASTIES...

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Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 392, Views: 4

An Extremely rare and important 'Yaozhou' brushwasher Five dynasties / Northern Song the robustly potted base of octagonal form supporting a large circular well on the top, raised on tapering sides each with a cloud-shaped cut-out framing a seated chubby 'atlas' figure on the hollow interior slumped over with his right leg straight and his left leg bent, the corners studded with imitation nail-head bosses, all covered in a thick pale green glaze with even craquelure 8 3/4 in., 22.2 cm

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, including Property from the Collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Date of the auction: 19 Mar 2007 - 20 Mar 2007
Address: Sotheby's
New York