A Cizhou cut-slip deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 818. A Cizhou cut-slip deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 1/8 (9.4 cm.) highEstimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.

The rounded body is decorated with rows of tiny striations cut through a dark brown slip to reveal the white slip beneath, while the low neck, foot ring and the base are covered with a creamy white slip, all under a clear glaze, Japanese wood box.

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Japanese wood box.

LiteratureKochukyo, Soji (Song Ceramics), Tokyo, 1998, no. 10. 
Christie's, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics: An Exhibition of Song Treasures from the Linyushanren Collection, Hong Kong, 2012, p. 121, no. 47.

ExhibitedKochukyo, Soji (Song Ceramics), Tokyo, 2-4 October 1998.
Christie's, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics: An Exhibition of Song Treasures from the Linyushanren Collection, Hong Kong, 22-27 November 2012; New York 15-20 March 2013; London, 10-14 May 2013.

Christie's. Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection Part IV, New York, 13 September 2018