A GREEN-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
China, Liao dynasty
28,5 cm high
The slender vase with rounded shoulders rising to a cylindrical neck with splayed mouth, the apple-green glaze covering the upper zone of the base, the lower zone and the base unglazed, a series of parallel horizontal incised line to the shoulder and to the mid section of the neck.
Provenance: ambassador Francesco Rausi.