A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 722. A russet-splashed black-glazed jar and cover, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cmEstimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's.

the globular body with steep slightly rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a lustrous black glaze suffused and accentuated with bold russet splashes stopping neatly above the unglazed foot, the similarly-decorated domed cover with a gently upturned rim surmounted by a stem-form finial (2).

Provenance: Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).
Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no. 1964.760a-b).

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 september 2019