Lot 1153. A rare Jun blue-glazed ewer, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368), 3 ¾ in. (9.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.
The vessel is covered overall with a thick pale blue glaze thinning to a mushroom color towards the mouth rim and edges. The interior below the mouth, the foot ring and parts of the underside are unglazed.
Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York, circa 2000.
Christie’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York