Lot 2824. A Henan russet-splashed twin-handled jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$240,000-400,000 ($32,000-52,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015
spreading foot and towards the collar-like neck with lipped mouth. The exterior is covered with a lustrous black glaze liberally splashed in russet that thins to more of a caramel colour on the pair of loop handles and stops above the foot exposing the greyish-white body. The inside of the neck is glazed black while the remainder of the interior is covered with a thin glaze of dark caramel colour. 6¡ in. (16.3 cm.) high, Japanese wood box
Proenance: Kochukyo, Tokyo
Christie's. THE CLASSIC AGE OF CHINESE CERAMICS - THE LINYUSHANREN COLLECTION, PART I, 2 December 2015, Convention Hall.