A blackish-brown and russet-glazed ovoid bottle, China, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th Century

Lot 853. A blackish-brown and russet-glazed ovoid bottle, China, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th Century; 8 ½ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $8,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The rounded sides covered in a lustrous blackish-brown glaze with faint 'oil spot effect' that stops short of the foot, the glaze thinning on the raised edges of the mouth, box

Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1986.

Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.