London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
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
Collection of the late Dr. Melvin Jahss (1921-2009), a renowned orthopaedic surgeon in New York.
Mr and Mrs Yeung Wing Tak Collection.
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Guangzhou Cultural Bureau Ed., Black Porcelain from the Mr. and Mrs. Yeung Wing Tak Collection, 1997, number 13.
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