Lot 96. A Korean slip-painted celadon oil jar, Koryo dynasty, 12th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD (1,129 - 1,693 EUR). Lot sold 32,500 HKD (3,669 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.
the compressed globular body rising from a tapered foot to a narrow waisted neck sweeping up to a galleried rim, the shoulder decorated in black and white slip with three dotted florets between dots and vertical strokes, covered overall in a sea-green glaze suffused with a golden crackle; 7 cm, 2 3/4 in.
Provenance: Dunt King, Hong Kong, 1958.
Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, 1958 (£7:10).
Collection of Roger Pilkington (1928-69), from 1958 (£12:10).