14 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A ZHEJIANG CELADON CARVED FIVE-SPOUT JAR AND COVER
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
The ovoid body carved above the foot with rows of overlapping petals rising towards the ribbed upper body carved with diagonal striations and demi-foliate sprays on the top rib between the five upright tubular spouts, the domed cover with everted rim and carved with narrow overlapping petals below the hollow knop, covered with a glaze of sea-green color
11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm.) high
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The Inaugural Exhibition, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, 4 April 1986.