A purple-splashed ‘Jun’ meiping, Jin-Yuan Dynasty

Lot 265. A purple-splashed ‘Junmeiping, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)26.5cm., 10 3/8 inEstimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR)Lot Sold 30,000 GBP (41,817 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's

the tapering body rising to rounded shoulders, surmounted by a short waisted neck with galleried rim, covered overall in a milky lavender-blue glaze with a bold violet-purple splash, thinning to a mushroom tone around the rim and stopping neatly above the foot to reveal the buff-coloured body.

Provenance: Bluett’s, London.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM