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Fine Chinese Glazed Ribbed Jar with Handles

Jin dynasty, 12th/ 13th century


Of fine form.  Glazed overall in a beautiful deep brownish/ black glaze with carefully delineated vertical ribs in slip along the exterior.  Of particularly fine quality.
Height: 4 ½ inches (11.5 cm.)
Ex: Private American Collection
Ex Collection: Dries Blitz, Holland
A similar example is in the St. Louis Art Museum from the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman Lee, and is illustrated and described by Mowry, Hare’s Fur, Tortoiseshell, and Partridge Feathers, Harvard, 1995, No. 64.
Another very similar but larger scale example was in the Linyushanren Collection with a notable provenance prior including the Takeji Yamada Collection and Sorimachi Shigesako Collection (and sold at Christie's New York, March 22, 2018, Lot No. 518).

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