Northern SongDynasty: 12th century
A HENAN RUSSET-SPLASHED BLACK-GLAZED TWIN-HANDLED JAR
NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH CENTURY
The jar is well potted with an ovoid body and the tall neck flanked by loop handles below the lipped rim.
The exterior is covered with a lustrous black glaze liberally splashed in russet that thins to a caramel color on the loop handles and stops above the foot exposing the buff body.
The inside of the neck is glazed black while the remainder of the interior is covered with a thin glaze of dark caramel color. Japanese wood box
THE LINYUSHANREN COLLECTION