A Cizhou pear-shaped vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)



Lot 114. A Cizhou pear-shaped vase, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 1134 in. (29.5 cm.) highEstimate USD 5,000- USD 7,000. Price Realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The vase has a tapering ovoid body which rises to the tall, flaring neck that flares outwards, the body decorated with floral sprays beneath three bands on the shoulder.

Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine.

Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection, no 327.
Louisine Peters Weekes Tcherepnine (1886-1952).
Adaline Hathaway Weekes Scully (1915-1984) and thence by descent.

Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020