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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 550

    A SMALL CIZHOU PAINTED JAR

    JIN/YUAN DYNASTY (1115-1368)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL CIZHOU PAINTED JAR
    JIN/YUAN DYNASTY (1115-1368)
    The tapering sides painted in brown on a white slip under a clear glaze with three deft brushstrokes between double line borders, the interior covered with a dark brown glaze with paler brown haze that continues over the rim; together with a Cizhou-type brown-glazed jar, Song/Jin dynasty, with a pair of loop handles on the high shoulder, covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze stopping short of the flat base with beveled edge exposing the fine ware
    5¾ and 5¼ in. (14.5 and 13.3 cm.) across (2)


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    Provenance

    Cizhou painted jar: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1970.
    Collection of Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., New York.
    Cizhou brown-glazed jar: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, 15 October 1975.
    Collection of Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., New York.


    Exhibited

    Cizhou painted jar: Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts.