RARE 12/13THC CHINESE JIN SONG DYNASTY CIZHOU BLACK RUSSET GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
is a very fine and authentic 12th to 13th century Chinese Song to Jin dynasty Cizhou russet-splash decorated bulbous vase. The vase has very good provenance being purchased several years ago from the very reputable high-end Asian art gallery “Rare Art, NYC” as labelled.
The vase has a beautiful period design with nice monochrome black Cizhou glaze and great russet-splashed features. The vase shows some glaze imperfections and some chips to the body and top rim as seen that could be restored if one desired. The vase is otherwise in substantially intact unaltered original condition with no cracks, or repairs. I have also closely inspected this vase under UV black light that reveals absolutely no damage or repairs of any kind. The vase is a nice size example for displaying measuring 9 1/2 inches tall, by 7 inches wide. I believe such examples are exceedingly hard to find mostly with well noted provenance like