A 'Cizhou' persimon-glazed 'temmoku' bowl, Song dynasty

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Lot 605. A 'Cizhou' persimon-glazed 'temmoku' bowl, Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Unsold. photo: Sotheby's.

the slightly conical sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, applied with an opaque russet-brown glaze, the streaks on the interior thinning to reveal a lustrous black glaze beneath, the glaze stopping short above the foot revealing a buff-coloured ware; 10.8 cm, 4 1/4  in.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Jun 2016