A purple-splashed Jun ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

A purple-splashed Jun ewer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,252 - $12,336). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The vessel is decorated with a thick pale blue glaze containing light purple splashes, thinning to a mushroom colour towards the rims. The short ring foot is unglazed, revealing the pale beige body. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high

ProvenanceWith Bluett & Sons Ltd., 7 November 1972.
C. R. & M. M. Postan Collection (1899-1981), no. 44.
From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013). 

CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART, 10 November 2015, London, King Street