Lot 641. A painted 'Cizhou' globular jar, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368). Diameter 6 3/8 in., 16.2 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Lot Sold 10,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
supported on a low, spreading foot and rising to a short, waisted neck, the body painted in dark brown with a scrolling foliate vine between line borders, a brown-painted petal band encircling the neck, all against an ivory-toned glaze save for the foot.
Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc III (d. 1978).
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019