Lot 88. A 'Jian' 'hares-fur' teabowl and a lacquer stand, the bowl Song dynasty, the stand later; The bowl: 12.5 cm, 5 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the bowl with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an indented rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze with silvery vertical streaks, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the dark brown body, accompanied by a stand of dark brown lacquer, the ring-shaped support rising from a dish-shaped collar and high spreading foot, three Japanese wood boxes.