Lot 721. A brown-glazed meiping, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 10 5/8 in., 27 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot Sold 18,750 USD. © Sotheby's.
the slender body flaring slightly at the foot and rising to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a constricted neck and everted rim, six pairs of raised vertical ribs descending from the shoulder to the midpoint of the body, covered overall in a dark brown glaze stopping unevenly above the foot revealing a buff-colored clay.
Provenance: Guy Mayer Gallery, New York.
Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).
Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no. 1964.791).