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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 505

    A BLACKISH-BROWN-GLAZED RIBBED JAR, GUAN

    SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 10TH-13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLACKISH-BROWN-GLAZED RIBBED JAR, GUAN
    SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 10TH-13TH CENTURY
    The globular body applied with slender ribs of trailed white slip that appear buff color under the lustrous blackish-brown glaze that falls in an irregular line atop a thinner brown glaze just above and on the foot, with a pair of similarly ribbed, tapering strap handles spanning the short neck that rises to the lipped rim, the interior also covered with a thin brown glaze, with five narrow spur marks in the bottom, the interior of the circular foot also covered in dark brown glaze
    7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high


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    The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. P108y1 is consistent with the dating of this lot.