A JIZHOU RESIST-DECORATED 'PRUNUS' VASE, MEIPING, SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 12TH/13TH CENTURY | 南宋 十二/十三世紀 吉州窰黑釉剔花折枝梅紋梅瓶
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PROPERTY FROM A GERMAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A JIZHOU RESIST-DECORATED 'PRUNUS' VASE, MEIPING
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 12TH/13TH CENTURY
南宋 十二/十三世紀 吉州窰黑釉剔花折枝梅紋梅瓶
of shouldered form rising to a short neck and rolled rim, decorated around the sides with two ﬂowering prunus sprigs, the blooms executed in wax-resist technique with brown-painted detailing, the shoots swiftly carved through the thick dark brown glaze, extending to the foot, the footring unglazed showing the grey ware burnt slightly orange in the ﬁring
Height 19.5 cm, 7¾ in.
The vase is in good condition.
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Acquired from Capital Gallery, Hong Kong, in 1996.
Kaikodo Journal, vol. XIX.