A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 646. A 'Jizhou' 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD. photo: Sotheby's.

covered inside and out with a rich dark brown glaze and liberally splashed in tawny tones in imitation of tortoiseshell, the glaze stopping short of the knife-pared foot; 14.5 cm, 5 3/4 in.

ProvenanceCollection of Victor Rienaecker (label).

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