Condition: Excellent condition with one chip to lip, some old wear and minor surface scratches, several firing imperfections.
Provenance: Property from a European private collection. Old three-character collector inscription to base (see image), followed by inventory Nr. 253, all finely painted in black lacquer and covered with layer of transparent varnish for protection.
Weight: 573 g.
Dimensions: Height 22.2 cm.
Auction result comparison: Compare with a related Cizhou Yuhuchunping, dated to the Yuan dynasty, at Sotheby’s New York, on March 19th, 2007, in Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, lot 401.