Lot 1013. A Jun bud-form water pot, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 4 3/8 in. (11 cm) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.
The water pot of lotus-bud-form is covered inside and out with a thick glaze of milky, pale-blue color thinning to a mushroom at the mouth rim and ending in an irregular line above the waisted foot to expose the buff stoneware body.
Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, New York.
Warren E. Cox Associates, Inc., New York, 1975.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 September 2019