Lot 61. A Jizhou 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 8,370 - USD 13,950). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018
The bowl is delicately potted with flared sides that curve inwards just below the rim. It is covered inside and out except for the foot and base, with a dark brown glaze with buff splashes highlighted with bluish-white suffusions, Japanese wood box.
Provenance: Acquired by the vendor's family in Europe prior to 1975, then by descent within the family.
Property of a private Dutch collection.
Christie’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2018. SALE 15487