A Jian 'hare's-fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 46. A Jian 'hare's-fur' tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (960-1279), 5 in. (13 cm.) diam., Japanese box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,939- USD 19,408) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The bowl is covered overall with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet ‘hare’s fur’ pooling in an irregular line above the foot exposing the dark brown body. The mouth rim is mounted with a metal band.

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong