A white-glazed shallow bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

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Lot 9. A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed ribbed jar and a white-glazed shallow bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century: The bowl 3 1/2 in. (8.8 cm.) diam., the jar 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000Price Realised: USD 2250.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018

The small jar is decorated with six pairs of vertical ribs of raised slip and is applied with two loop handles at the neck, and is covered with a brownish-black glaze that continues into the interior and stops neatly above the exposed buff foot. The shallow bowl is covered in cream slip on the interior and the upper part of the exterior under a clear greyish glaze that falls towards the low, unglazed foot, Japanese wood boxes.

Provenance: Christie's London, 14 December 1983, lot 251. 

Christie's. The Art of China: New York Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018