Lot 105. A russet-painted black-glazed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Width 5 ¼ in., 13.4 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,150 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
sturdily potted with the tapering sides rising from a countersunk base to broad shoulders below a short neck, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze accentuated around the exterior with vertical russet streaks, the mouth rim and foot ring left unglazed revealing the buff-colored stoneware body.
Property from a Boston Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021