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A painted and 'sgraffiato' inscribed 'Cizhou' vase, meiping
Jin Dynasty
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 24,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
126
A painted and 'sgraffiato' inscribed 'Cizhou' vase, meiping
Jin Dynasty
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 24,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A painted and 'sgraffiato' inscribed 'Cizhou' vase, meiping
Jin Dynasty
the tall tapered vessel with recessed base, surmounted by a short neck with wide conical lip, covered overall in a white slip and freely painted with a thick brown slip on the shoulder and lower body with stylized leaves and peony sprays, the mid-section incised with the four characters: 'snow', 'moon', 'wind', and 'flower'
15 1/2 in., 39.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mr. Nishimura, Japan, 1920s.

Exhibited

Chinese Ceramics in Chicago Collections, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1982, cat.no. 21, p. 37.

Literature

Towakai soshitenkan zufu, Tokyo, 1929, pl. 21.

Catalogue Note

Compare a very similar vase illustrated in Mayuyama, Seventy Years, Tokyo, 1976, no. 538; and another in Warren Cox, Pottery and Porcelain, New York, 1970, p. 200 above.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York