Lot 2905. An archaistic bronze bottle vase, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 9 3/4in. (24.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,244 - USD 15,366). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019
The vase has a splayed foot, globular body, tall neck and everted rim. The body is decorated with taotie masks on leiwen ground, between two rows of raised bosses, with a smooth dark green patina.
Note: A closely related bowl covered with a similar ‘oil spot’ black glaze was sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 2 April 2019, lot 3062.