A black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

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Lot 627. A black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USDPhoto: Sotheby's.

of broad-shouldered ovoid form rising to a short neck with lipped rim, the body set to either side with a pair of ridged strap handles, all resting on a short, flared foot, covered overall in a lustrous dark-brown glaze thinning to varying russet tones at the rim, handles and lower sections of the body and stopping unevenly in thick droplets above the unglazed base. Height 9 1/4  in., 24.2 cm

ProvenanceSotheby's London, 17th November 1999, lot 861.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 14 Mar 2017, 10:30 AM