Lot 40. A 'Cizhou'-type russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Jin dynasty. Diameter 3 3/8 in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
the gently rounded sides rising to a incurved rim, the interior russet splashes against a 'hare's fur'-type black glaze, the exterior with a rust-colored slip over the dark glaze, stopping neatly above the foot to reveal the buff body, Japanese wood box (2).
Provenance: Japanese Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015