A white-glazed jar and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 1336. A white-glazed jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279). Height: 4 1/2 inches. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Sold: $3,750. © Sotheby's

the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a short neck, the cover with a waisted hemispherical knop, covered overall save for the base with a translucent ivory-tinged glaze pooling in characteristic tear-drops down the exterior (2).

Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 12th June 1984, lot 209

Property from the Collection of Joan Oestreich Kend.

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017