A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279)

 

Lot 359. A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Song dynasty (960-1279); 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD (12,108 EUR)Courtesy Sotheby's.

of ovoid form, the well rounded sides rising to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, the body freely painted in amber-ocher tones with stylized foliate motifs all against a glossy black glaze, stopping neatly at the unglazed foot ring, the recessed base black-glazed.

Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020