A Longquan celadon jar, zhadou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1718. A Longquan celadon jar, zhadou, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

The zhadou is potted with a compressed bulbous body and a broad neck that flares at the rim, and is covered inside and out with a rich sea-green glaze, thinning at the mouth rim and ending above the foot to expose the pale grey body, Japanese wood box.

Provenance: Daijindo Gallery, Tokyo.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 22 March 2019