A rare Junyao type ware dish with purple splashes, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), probably 12th century

Lot 733. A rare Junyao type ware dish with purple splashes, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), probably 12th centuryEstimate 8000/12000 €. Photo Nagel

this heavy potted dish with shallow rounded sides, flat everted rim and narrow foot is covered with the typical thick lavender blue glaze of the Junyao type except for the foot, here are added four purple irregular splashes on the top, the underside is without splashes and has three spur marks. Very minor wear to glaze; h.: 3,0 cm, diam.: 19,3 cm. -

Property from an old German private collection

Compare: - R. Krahl, Chinese ceramics from the Meiyintang collection, vol. 1, London 1994, no. 396, a smaller Junyao dish (diam.: 11,4 cm) of same shape with purple splashes both inside and out, dated Jin dynasty (1115-1234), Henan province, 12th cent
- Sotheby's, London, 18.11.1998, a smaller (diam.: 18 cm) dish of similar shape with large areas of purple splashes on both sides, dated Jin dynasty
- Sotheby's, London, 12.7.2006, lot 40, a dish (diam.: 17 cm), dated Song/Jin dynasties
- Sotheby's, London, 16.5.2012, lot 85, a dish (diam.: 18 cm), dated Song/Yuan dynasties

Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016