Lot 92. A carved Cizhou brown-glazed buff stoneware vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368); 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 10,000 - 15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021
The pear-shaped vase with a waisted neck and everted roll rim, all under a brown glaze that is carved and reserve-decorated to reveal the pale buff body beneath in a wide band with scrolling leafy foliage below a similar smaller band, the glaze stopping above the unglazed foot and base.
Note: For a similar though slightly larger example see Mayuyama, Seventy Years, Vol. I, Tokyo, 1976 p. 199, no. 595; for another of similar type, see Christie's, New York, Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection, Part IV, 13 September 2020, lot 824; and another was sold at Christie's, Hong Kong, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 27 November 2013, lot 3284. See another illustrated by Margaret Medley, Yuan Porcelain and Stoneware, London, 1974, pl. 107 from the St. Louis Museum of Art.
A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 87,500 at Christie's, New York, Masterpieces of Cizhou Ware: The Linyushanren Collection, Part IV, 13 September 2020, lot 824. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
A rare Cizhou carved bottle vase, yuhuchunping, Jin dynasty (1127-1234); 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 875,000 at Christie's, Hong Kong, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 27 November 2013, lot 3284. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013
Bonhams. Chinese Works of Art and Paintings, 15 March 2021, 10:00 EDT, New York