Lot 1318. A large purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The deep, rounded sides are covered inside and out with a glaze of milky sky-blue color decorated with four large milky blue and purple splashes that alternate in position on the interior and exterior, all draining from the mushroom-colored rim, those on the interior towards the center, those on the exterior towards the small unglazed foot burnt reddish-brown in the firing, Japanese wood box.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018