A rare Yaozhou persimmon-glazed vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 5034. A rare Yaozhou persimmon-glazed vase, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8.3 to 14 cm, 3 1/4  to 5 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 HKDSold for 25,000 HKD (2,958 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.

the ovoid body rising from a short splayed foot to an angled shoulder and a tall ribbed trumpet neck below an everted rim, covered overall in a russet-brown glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the buff body, Japanese wood box.

ProvenanceAcquired from Kochukyo Co., Ltd, Tokyo.

Sotheby's. EYE/EAST, Hong Kong, 22 May 2020