A Jizhou 'tortoise shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3123. A Jizhou 'tortoise shell'-glazed vase, meiping, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 7 5/8 in. (19.6 cm.) highEstimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 23,319 - USD 33,684)Price realised HKD 187,500. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016.

The vase is applied to the exterior and base with a chocolate-brown glaze suffused with buff and moss-green markings reminiscent of tortoise shell, the interior and foot ring left unglazed, box.

Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall