Lot 2901. A Jun sky-blue-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century; 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$300,000.00 - HK$400,000.00 (US$ 38,452 - USD 51,270). Price realised HKD 725,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
With rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved rim, the dish is covered overall with a rich glaze of milky lavender-blue colour thinning to mushroom at the rim with the exception of the foot rim. The base has five spur marks.
Provenance: Hirano Kotoken, Osaka, acquired in the 1980s
A Japanese private collection, Niigata Prefecture.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 28 November 2018.