A rare Jun blue-glazed ewer, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368)

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.  © 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.

ProvenanceAlexander Gallery, New York, circa 2000.

Christie’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York