A pair of white-glazed footed jars and covers, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 白釉瓜棱式高足蓋罐一對
A pair of white-glazed footed jars and covers
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
北宋 / 金 白釉瓜棱式高足蓋罐一對
each of compressed hexalobed globular form standing on a tall splayed foot and surmounted by a straight cylindrical mouth and domed cover, the cover with an upturned six-petal rim and a coiled finial in the form of a stem, all under a creamy translucent ivory-tinged glaze, the base unglazed to reveal the fine white body (4)
Height 5¾ in., 14.5 cm
The covers with a few scattered inner and outer rim chips, the longest approx. 1 cm. One jar with a hairline rim crack approx. 1.5 cm long.
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Acquired prior to 2000.