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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
was auctioned on: 22 March 2019
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A VERY RARE GUAN COMPRESSED JAR

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Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000
Price realised:  US$106,250
Lot number 1719, Views: 16

A VERY RARE GUAN COMPRESSED JAR SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The jar has upright sides curving in towards the short neck, and is covered inside and out with a rich greyish-blue glaze suffused with golden crackle that pulls away from the rim, exposing the dark body. The base is similarly glazed. 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance The Property of V. W. Shriro, Esq.,Sotheby & Co., London, 28 May 1963, lot 89. Private collection, Japan.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 22 Mar 2019
Address: Christie's
New York