A white-glazed 'Cizhou' vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)

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Lot 128. A white-glazed 'Cizhou' vase, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126). Height 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cmEstimate 20,000 — 30,000 USDLot sold 25,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's

the trumpet-neck rising to a rolled rim above a shouldered baluster body, tapering sharply towards the flared foot, covered with a white slip under a clear glaze continuing inside the neck, the base unglazed.

Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London, 1970s.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012