Lot 125. A black-glazed 'ribbed' handled jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 6 ¼ in., 15.8 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 25,200 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
of ovoid form rising to a short neck with lipped rim, the body with a series of evenly-spaced raised vertical lines of white slip, a pair of ridged and tapering strap handles on the shoulder, covered overall in a black glaze and thinning to cream at the raised ribs and stopping well short of the foot, exposing the buff-colored body.
Provenance: Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021