Lot 742. A Junyao deep bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 12th century; 4¼ in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate $8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized $15,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.
The deep, rounded body is covered with a glaze of rich milky blue tone thinning to mushroom on the rim, and a circle on the interior is left unglazed..
Provenance: Cleveland Museum of Art; Christie's New York, 21 September 2000, lot 288 (part).
Note: Compare the Junyao bowl of similar form included in the exhibition Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 22 July - 11 September 1994, no. 40.
Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza