Lot 197. A Cizhou-type cut-glaze 'flower' jar, Song dynasty (960-1279); 10 in. ( 25.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,432 - USD 15,648). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
The ovoid jar is carved through the dark brown slip to the white slip ground with a broad band of large peony blossoms with leafy tendrils, all below bands of lingzhi and bands of stylized lappets around the neck and the foot rim.