A white-glazed jar and cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 563. A white-glazed jar and cover, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 10cm., 4in. Estimate 500 — 750 GBP. Lot sold 1,125 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2008

the gently curved and fluted sides rising from a short spreading foot to an angled shoulder and short tapering neck, the concave cover surmounted by a floral knop, covered overall in a transparent straw-coloured glaze. Quantity: 2

Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 396.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 08.