A rare and fine dish with purple splashes, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Photo Nagel

Junyao type ware, this heavy potted dish is covered with the typical thick lavender blue glaze of the Junyao type, here are added numerous purple splashes on the top, the underside without splashes and three spur marks.

Cf. Sotheby’s, London, 18.11.1998, a smaller (diam.: 18 cm) dish of similar shape with large areas of purple splashes on both sides, dated to Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

- Sotheby’s, London, 12.7.2006, lot 40, diam.: 17 cm, dated to the Song/Jin Dyn. -Sotheby’s, London, 16.5.2012, lot 85, diam.: 18 cm, dated to the Song/Yuan dynasty.

- P1020491+92, R. Krahl, Chinese ceramics from the Meiyintang collection, vol. 3 (II), London 2006, no. 1467, ‘Junyao’ basin or dish of same shape with purple splashes, dated to Jin dynasty, Henan, 12.Jh. 

D. 20,2 cm.  Good condition. Estimate 60 000/100 000 €

Nagel. "Asian Art". 2012/11/02 http://www.auction.de/