Lot 961. A splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 7 3/4 in., 19.8 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 4,000 USD. © Sotheby's.
the rounded conical body rising from a spreading foot to an inverted rim, covered overall in a crackle-suffused seafoam-green glaze with a purple splash to the upper cavetto, the glaze shading to a mushroom hue at the rim and stopping above the foot to reveal the buff body.
Provenance: Collection of Mrs. Edwin Sibley Webster (1870-1969), Boston, Massachusetts, and thence by descent
Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017