A splashed 'Jun' bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty

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.

ProvenanceCollection 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