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A rare black-glazed foliate-rimmed jar, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉花口罐

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Property from a Boston Private Collection

A rare black-glazed foliate-rimmed jar, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉花口罐

A rare black-glazed foliate-rimmed jar, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉花口罐

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,292

USD

A rare black-glazed foliate-rimmed jar

Northern Song / Jin dynasty

北宋 / 金 黑釉花口罐


finely potted with the slightly compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a six-lobed mouth with a furled rim, covered overall with an even lustrous black glaze falling short above the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body


Diameter 4 in., 10.1 cm

In overall good condition with some expected minor firing imperfections. Some minor wear and accretions to the surface.


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Alberts-Langdon, Inc., Boston, 2002.

Black-glazed jars of this type appear to be rare, however, a closely related example of slightly larger size from the Falk Collection sold twice at Christie's New York, first on 15th October 2001, lot 77, and again on 18th March 2008, lot 528.