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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 838

    A YAOZHOU BLACK-GLAZED VASE

    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)

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    Estimate

    A YAOZHOU BLACK-GLAZED VASE
    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)
    The vase is covered in a lustrous black glaze fading to a russet brown tone at the mouth and falling short of the foot in an uneven line to reveal the russet brown body.
    8 7/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection of the late Dr. Melvin Jahss (1921-2009), a renowned orthopaedic surgeon in New York.
    Mr and Mrs Yeung Wing Tak Collection.


    Literature

    Guangzhou Cultural Bureau Ed., Black Porcelain from the Mr. and Mrs. Yeung Wing Tak Collection, 1997, number 13.