A rare small Yue celadon jar, Jin dynasty (AD 265-420)


Lot 1057. A rare small Yue celadon jar, Jin dynasty (AD 265-420); 4 in. (9.7 cm.) diam., cloth boxEstimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000Price realised USD 6,930. © Christie's 2022

The compressed jar is decorated with impressed designs, including a band of basket-weave pattern on the shoulder, and geometric bands below the neck and above the foot. The jar is covered overall with a glaze of pale olive-green color.

Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 27 October 1989.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022