Lot 54. A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty.Diameter 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 45,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
the steep rounded sides rising to a delicately incurved rim, covered overall in an evenly applied milky lavender-blue glaze suffused with a pale crackle and draining to a mushroom tone at the rim, the glaze pooling unevenly above the unglazed neatly pared ring foot.
Property from the collection of Roy and Ruth Nutt
Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, April 1996.
Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015