Lot 9. A rare Yaozhou celadon tripod jar, Five Dynasties (907-960); 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,425 - USD 10,280). Price realised GBP 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019
The jar has a well-rounded, lobed body and is supported on three claw feet. It is covered all over in an attractive glaze of pale greyish-green tone that stops in a line above the base.
Provenance: With Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London, 11 November 2000.
Note: A Yaozhou jar of similar shape, size and dating was included in the exhibition and illustrated in The Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware, Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, 1997, p. 18, no. 13.