A Chinese Cizhou green glazed sgraffiato ovoid vase, Northern Song/Jin Dynasty, with brown and white slip covered in a green glaze, carved with stylized peony, 14 cm high. Provenance: Sotheby’s Australia, The Estate of the Late John Kenny, 17/18 May
A Cizhou ware Bowl, Guantai kiln, Jin Dynasty incised in the centre, with one large peony flower and leaf within a flower-shaped border, 7.7 cm high; 21 cm diameter. Provenance: Kenny Chong, Ancient Chinese Antiques, Hong Kong, early 1980's
A Cizhou black and green glazed pillow, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234), decorated with two birds amongst foliage, in green on a black ground. From Shanxi province, and probably from the Houma kiln. 14 cm high, 30 cm wide, 20.5 cm deep. Provenance: Capital Gallery
A Chinese cizhou black-glazed tea bowl, 12th/ 13th century with russet-splashed pattern to the interior, rim fixed with metal band, the black glaze stopping at the incised spiral pattern, 13.6 cm diameter. Provenance: Private collection NSW, purchased in L
A Chinese Cizhou double-handled jar, Jin Dynasty 1127-1279. The lustrous black glaze with russet splashes, probably from the Guantai kilns Hebei Province. Japanese wood cover. 15.5 cm high, 9.8 cm diameter at mouth, fitted Japanese wooden box. Provenance:
A Cizhou figure of Shou Lao, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century, seated on a waisted platform base. 28.5 cm high. Provenance: J L Karas collection, no 114, 29/6/1986, *see Cox & Gillett, 'The Book of Pottery and Porcelain', pl 147
A rare Cizhou white-glazed ewer, Northern song, 960-1127, 16.8 cm high. Covered with a good ivory white glaze. Reference: See 'Liao Pottery and Porcelain', 2002, p 105-106, cat no A1-A3 for similar examples.
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