A Jian tea bowl, a Cizhou jar, and a Ding-type dish, Song Dynasty or later

A Jian tea bowl, a Cizhou jar, and a Ding-type dish, Song Dynasty or laterEstimate HK$50,000 – HK$100,000 ($6,481 - $12,961). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The Jian bowl is covered overall with a lustrous black glazed finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings, pooling in an irregular line above the foot exposing the body fired to a purplish-brown colour. The Cizhou jar is painted in brown on a white slip with stylised flowers separated by vertical spear-shaped lines and covered in a clear glaze. The Ding-type dish is carved with two fish swimming amongst swirling waves represented by light combing. It is covered overall with a glaze of ivory tone pooling in the recesses with the exception of the rim which reveals the fine white body. Jian bowl: 5 in. (13 cm.) diam.; Cizhou jar: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) high (3); Ding-type dish: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm) diam. (3)

ProvenanceDing-type dish: Christie's Hong Kong, 20 March 1990, lot 513
Dr. Francis de Hamel Collection, Christchurch, New Zealand

Property from the Dr. Francis de Hamel Collection

Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor