A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty

A LAVENDER-BLUE 'JUN' BOWL SONG DYNASTY  |

Lot 54. A lavender-blue 'Jun' bowl, Song dynasty.Diameter 7 3/4  in., 19.7 cmEstimate 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

ProvenanceVallin Galleries, Connecticut, April 1996.

Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015