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A ‘Cizhou’ painted meiping, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Estimate 6,0008,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s.

the squat ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a short narrow ribbed neck with everted rim, freely painted in dark brown around the shoulder with a broad band of stylised birds in flight, all above a double line and reserved on a creamy-white glazed ground; 25.2cm., 9 7/8 in.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM