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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 15 March 2015
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AN EXQUISITE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GEYAO WATER POT

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Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000
Price realised:  US$1,085,000
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AN EXQUISITE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GEYAO WATER POT
SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (1127-1368)
AN EXQUISITE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GEYAO WATER POT SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (1127-1368) The water pot is finely potted with a spherical body that rises to a short neck with slightly thickened mouth rim, and is covered with an unctuous pale grey glaze suffused with a network of irregular black crackle ('iron wire') interspersed with some golden-brown crackle ('golden thread') that stops in a neat line at the brown-dressed foot ring. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 15 Mar 2015 - 16 Mar 2015
Address: Christie's
15-16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Center