A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 1169. A Yaozhou persimmon-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)5 1/8 (13 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013

The jar has a bulbous body and rolled rim, and is covered inside and out with a glaze of russet color that also covers the inside of the foot ring and base.

Provenance: Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection.
The Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts, accessioned 1962.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 21 - 22 March 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center