18 March 2009
A CIZHOU PAINTED CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
The slightly domed cover fluidly painted in brown over a white slip with a peony sprig, all under a clear glaze, the shallow box similarly covered in a white slip and clear glaze with an unglazed foot rim surrounding the unglazed countersunk base
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam.
Ruth Dreyfus Collection, no. 21, 1970.
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