Lot 396. A black-glazed ribbed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279); 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.
of ovoid form with a pair of lug handles, the body with vertical ribs, covered overall in a black glaze thinning to a russet colour at the raised ribs, the glaze stopping above the foot.