A small 'Jian' brown-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 952. A small 'Jian' brown-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 3 5/8  in., 9.2 cm. Estimate 800 — 1,000 USD. Lot sold 1,000 USD. © Sotheby's

covered overall with a lustrous glaze accentuated with some short black streaks, the glaze thinning at the rim and stopping irregularly at the foot ring to reveal the purplish-brown stoneware body.

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017