A large jun purple-splashed bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 3309. A large Jun purple-splashed bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Estimate HK$200,000 – HK$300,000 ($25,867 - $38,801). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The thickly potted bowl is covered on the exterior with a milky blue glaze suffused almost entirely with deep violet-red splashes which extend sporadically onto the interior, against a broadly crackled sky-blue glazed ground, the glaze stopping irregularly above the foot revealing the purplish-brown body. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) diam., box