Lot 597. A Jizhou 'Leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 3/4in (14.5cm) diam. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,800 - 13,000). Sold for US$ 9,450 (€ 8,326) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019
Potted in conical form with straight flaring sides, the interior resist-decorated with the imprint of a leaf, all against a black glaze, thinning to dark dark at the edges and stopping at the foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body..
Provenance: Ruth and Richard Dickes
Acquired in New York City, 19 February 2001