A russet-painted black-glazed vase, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉鐵鏽花紋小口瓶
A russet-painted black-glazed vase
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
北宋 / 金 黑釉鐵鏽花紋小口瓶
of ovoid form, the well rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a short neck set with a flange below the lipped rim, freely painted around the body with russet brushstrokes forming stylized abstract foliate motifs, all against a glossy black glaze stopping above the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body
Height 9 ⅜ in., 23.9 cm
In overall good condition with some expected firing imperfections and minor wear.
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