Lot 109. A Jizhou resist-decorated and carved brown-glazed meiping, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,707 - USD 77,561). Price realised HKD 1,800,000 (USD 232,657) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
The vase is resist-decorated with prunus branches on two sides, the stamina picked out in black, against a brownish-black glaze. The interior and foot ring are unglazed revealing the pale beige body.
Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s
Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong