A Yaozhou bottle vase, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

A Yaozhou bottle vase, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)


Lot 116. A Yaozhou bottle vase, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 81⁄8 in. (20.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000- USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 1,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The pear-shaped vase is carved with a band of foliate scroll around the body below a geometric band, and covered overall with a pale, olive-green glaze, which stops irregularly above the foot; together with two Yaozhou dishes carved on the interior with floral scrolls.



Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine.

Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection.
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