A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 825. A Cizhou sgraffiato globular jar, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diamEstimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.

The globular body is carved through the blackish-brown slip to the buff body with a broad band of bold leafy scroll between line borders and covered with a clear glaze, Japanese wood box. 

825

Japanese wood box

ProvenanceKochukyo, Tokyo.

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