A SMALL CIZHOU SGRAFFIATO JAR
A SMALL CIZHOU SGRAFFIATO JAR

NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)

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A SMALL CIZHOU SGRAFFIATO JAR
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)
The jar has a waisted neck rising to a slightly flared rim, and the exterior is carved through an ivory-toned slip to the pale grey ground with a broad band of leafy floral scroll, beneath a band of leaf lappets on the canted shoulder, and above leafy scroll on the tapering lower body, all under a clear glaze. The interior is similarly covered with a creamy white slip.
4 3/8 in. (11.4 cm.) high, Japanese wood box

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