Lot 596. A fine Junyao purple-splashed dish, Jin-Yuan dynasty (1115-1368); 7in (17.7cm) diam. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 13,000). Sold for US$ 12,575 (€ 11,080) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019
Potted with a wide, slightly convex well, the low, curved cavetto encircled by a flat flange, covered overall in a thick, spotted light-blue glaze, thinning at the edges to a mushroom color, the side of the well and flange splashed with purple, all supported on the short foot ring encircling three spur marks.
Provenance: Ruth and Richard Dickes
Acquired in New York City, 25 November 1996
Note: A related purple-splashed Jun dish in the collection of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, is illustrated by He Li, Chinese Ceramics, London, 1996, pl. 241.