A Small Song or Jin Porcelain Jar

1000 - 1200

A Small Song or Jin Porcelain Russet Glazed Jar, 11-13th  Century. This quickly made porcelain jar has a translucent iron-rich glaze. Presumably jars of such a diminutive size were made for cosmetics or perhaps medicine.

Condition
In excellent condition, minor chips to the footrim.
Size
Diameter 6.9 cm(2 3/4 inches).
Provenance
From a Private London Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics, formed between c.1970-1990.
Stock number
24947
£ 460
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A Group of Song or Jin Russet Glazed Jars from the same Private Collection.
A Group of Song or Jin Russet Glazed Jars from the same Private Collection.