Lot 754. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate $5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized $10,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014
The bottle is carved through the dark khaki-brown glaze to the buff- colored ground before firing with a broad band of leafy scroll above a band of petal decoration in the center and a band of petal lappets above the foot, all within double-line borders, Japanese double wood box.
Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s.
Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza