Lot 601. A ‘Henan’ black glazed russet-painted jar, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 8 1/4in (21cm) high. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,800 - 13,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019
Potted in compressed baluster-from, with a recessed foot and wide mouth, the sides freely painted in russet with three abstract floral sprays, all against a lustrous black glaze covering all surfaces save the foot pad and interior well, revealing the buff-colored body beneath.
Provenance: Ruth and Richard Dickes
Acquired in New York City, 10 September 2001