631
631

PROPERTY FROM THE XINYANGTANG COLLECTION

A RARE CIZHOU PAINTED GREEN-GLAZED 'PEONY' VASE
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 1,250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
631

PROPERTY FROM THE XINYANGTANG COLLECTION

A RARE CIZHOU PAINTED GREEN-GLAZED 'PEONY' VASE
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 1,250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A RARE CIZHOU PAINTED GREEN-GLAZED 'PEONY' VASE
SONG DYNASTY
the ovoid body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and rolled rim, painted in black around the exterior with two leafy flower sprays against a green ground, the base unglazed revealing the buff stoneware body
25.2 cm, 9 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Chak's Co Ltd, Hong Kong, 2000.

Catalogue Note

A fragmentary vase of this form and decoration, recovered from the Cizhou type kilns at Guantai, Cixian, Hebei province, is illustrated in Guantai cizhou yaozhi/ The Cizhou Kiln Site at Guantai, Beijing, 1997, pl. 70, fig. 1; another was included in the exhibition Charm of Black and White Ware. Transition of Cizhou Type Wares, Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, Osaka, 2002, cat. no. 108; and a third from the collection of Gustaf Lindberg, was sold twice in our London rooms, 12th December 1978, lot 151, and 9th June 2004, lot 164.

Compare also a green-glazed Cizhou 'prunus' meiping, in the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Porcelain of the Song Dynasty (II), Hong Kong, 1996, pl. 151.

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong