A Cizhou painted 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

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Lot 428. A Cizhou painted 'Peony' vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in.Estimate 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (31,938 USD). © Sotheby's.

the ovoid body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and rolled rim, painted in black around the exterior with two leafy peony sprays, the base unglazed revealing the buff stoneware body.

Sotheby'sChinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019