A Cizhou sgraffiato 'lotus' vase, Yuhuchun ping Song/Jin dynasty | 宋/金 磁州窰白釉劃花卉紋玉壺春瓶
A Cizhou sgraffiato 'lotus' vase, Yuhuchun ping
Height 34.4 cm, 13½ in.
The vase has a circa 2.5cm., wide shallow chip to the underside of the rim, a 10x4mm., glaze flake to the top of the rim, two (7 and 12mm., wide) glaze flakes to the neck, some glaze firing impferections including a circa 20cm., line in the glaze running across the foot, and pooling of the glaze around the neck.
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