Lot 76. A black-glazed sgraffito jar, Jin - Xixia dynasty. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's.

he ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a short broad neck with a flat lipped rim, carved through the lustrous dark brown glaze to the buff body with a broad and narrow band of dense scrolling foliage. Height 10 3/4  in., 27.2 cm

NotesSee a related sgraffito vase from the Meiyintang Collection also attributed to the Jin / Xixia dynasty, but with a small mouth in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, vol. 1, 1994, nos. 454 and 455. 

Sotheby's. Song Tradition: Early Ceramics from the Yang De Tang Collection. New York, 17 mars 2015, 11:00 AM