A small brown-glazed basket-form jar, China, Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 855. A small brown-glazed basket-form jar, China, Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century3 5/8 in. (10 cm.) high. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $3,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015

With deep sides and a rope-twist handle, covered inside and out with a lustrous dark-brown glaze thinning to mushroom on the rim and handle, and stopping short of the foot, revealing the buff ware, box.

The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York

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.