Lot 212. A 'Jizhou' Resist-Decorated 'Prunus' Box and Cover, Southern Song Dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's
of circular form, the domed cover carved through the glaze with a sprig of prunus below a crescent moon, the exposed body appearing reddish-burnt biscuit against the straw-white glazed ground, the interiors partly glazed (2). Diameter 3 in., 7.5 cm
Property from the collection of David and Nayda Utterberg
Provenance: Purchased in Hong Kong, 1986.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM