Lot 1172. A Cizhou-type black-glazed conical bowl with white rim, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013
The sides flare widely from the small, unglazed knife-cut foot to the rim which is covered with a neat band of white glaze in contrast to the blackish-brown glaze that covers the interior and exterior.
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