A black-glazed cylindrical jar and cover, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉蓋罐
6,000 - 8,000 USD
A black-glazed cylindrical jar and cover
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
北宋 / 金 黑釉蓋罐
the slightly convex walls resting on a narrow straight foot and rising to a lipped rim, surmounted by a flat domed cover, all under a lustrous ebony glaze striated with silvery tones in some areas and thinning to dark brown at the edges, the interior similarly glazed, the recessed base unglazed to reveal the buff colored body (2)
Height 4¾ in., 12 cm
Overall in good condition with minor surface wear.
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Acquired prior to 2000.