Lot 245. A persimmon-glazed conical bowl and a painted 'Cizhou' bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter of larger 4⅜ in., 11 cm. Japanese wood boxes (6). Lot sold: 3,150 USD (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022
the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, Japanese wood box (3).
Property from a Japanese Private Collection.
Provenance: The persimmon-glazed bowl: Hirano Kotoken, Tokyo.
The 'Cizhou' bowl: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo.
Exhibited: The 'Cizhou' bowl: An Exhibition of Song Ceramics, Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo, 2018, cat. no. 105.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022