Lot 263. A small Guan-type bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 4 in., 10.2 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's.
of shallow form, standing on a neatly finished foot, the footrim burnt dark brown in the firing, the whole covered with a thick, vitreous greenish-gray glaze suffused with an irregular network of dark crackle.
Provenance: Collection of Henry Loew (1877-1943) New York and thence by descent.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art New York, 17 march 2015, 02:00 PM