A small painted Jizhou vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 1140. A small painted Jizhou vase, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th century; 5 ¼ in. (13.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000Price realised USD 18,750© Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The vase is painted in dark brown slip on the white slip on each side of the body with a quaterfoil panel enclosing a leaping deer, reserved on a ground of foliate scrolls below horizontal bands on the short neck, all under a clear glaze stopping neatly above the ring foot exposing the biscuit body.

ProvenancePeter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York