A large 'Henan' russet-splashed bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 659. A large 'Henan' russet-splashed bowl, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's.

rising to a waisted groove below the rim, covered in a lustrous black glaze thinning to a speckled dark brown colour around the mouth, with three bold russet-coloured splashes to the interior, the glaze finishing neatly above the knife-pared splayed foot to reveal the buff-coloured body; 19.2 cm, 7 1/2 in.

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