17 - 18 September 2015
A RARE YAOZHOU 'MOON WHITE' JAR
SONG-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
The jar is supported on a low foot ring, and is applied with two loop handles on the shoulder either side of the short cylindrical neck. The jar is covered in a pale greyish-green glaze and the interior of the foot is covered with a thin glaze wash.
6 ½ in. (15.9 cm.) high
The Walter Hochstadter (1914-2007) Collection, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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