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A brown-glazed ‘Cizhou’ cup and cupstand, Northern Song Dynasty. Estimate 30,00040,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s.

the footed cup incised with leaves around the sides, the stand similarly decorated with leaves skirting the central platform knob, both applied with a black glaze pooling in the recesses and falling short of the foot revealing a pale buff-coloured ware partly fired to orange; 13 cm., 5 1/8  in.

Sotheby’s, Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 24 nov. 2014, 02:30 PM