A black-glazed ribbed vase, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉棱線紋花口罐
A black-glazed ribbed vase
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
北宋 / 金 黑釉棱線紋花口罐
the globular body resting on a splayed foot and rising to a wide, slightly flaring floriform mouth molded as five unfurling petals, covered allover with a lustrous ebony-colored glaze thinning to dark brown at the edges, with fine ribs of white slip rising vertically along the exterior body and delineating the 'petals' at the interior walls
Height 4¼ in., 10.9 cm
Overall in good condition. A couple scattered minute flakes to the petal edges.
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Acquired prior to 2000.