A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 363. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 12,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the deep conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth, applied with a black glaze with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks, the glaze pooling and stopping irregularly above the foot.

Provenance: Bluett, London (label).
Collection of Norman Railing (label).
An old Swedish collection.

A Jian black-glazed bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Jian black-glazed bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 366. A Jian black-glazed bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 11 cm, 4 3/8  in.Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

with rounded sides rising to a shallow groove below a lipped rim, applied with a black glaze stopping irregularly above the foot.

ProvenanceAn old Swedish collection.

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 377. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 12.4 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the deep conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth, applied with a black glaze with drizzling 'hare's fur' streaks, the glaze pooling above the foot.

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl and a black-glazed 'Oil spot' ewer, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 379. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl and a black-glazed 'Oil spot' ewer, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 12.3 and 10 cm, 4 7/8  and 4 inEstimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the bowl with a conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth; the ewer with a globular body, applied with a black glaze suffused with 'oil spots'.

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

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Lot 380. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  inEstimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the deep conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth, applied with a black glaze with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks, the rim bound with gold metal.

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 381. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  inEstimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 12,500 HKDCourtesy Sotheby's.

of conical form, applied with a black glaze with brown 'hare's fur' streaks stopping short above the foot.

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 382. A Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  inEstimate 10,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 27,500 HKDCourtesy Sotheby's.

the deep conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth, applied with a black glaze with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks and stopping above the foot.

Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.

Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 5th June 2001.

An inscribed Jian bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

An inscribed Jian bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 385. An inscribed Jian bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)12.4 cm, 4 7/8  inEstimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 40,000  HKDCourtesy Sotheby's.

the deep conical body rising to a shallow groove at the mouth, applied with a black glaze with russet streaks around the rim, the interior decorated with four quadrilobed cartouches each enclosing a character reading shou shan fu hai (mountain of longevity and sea of blessings), reserved against a silver 'hare's fur' ground.

A Jizhou 'papercut' 'prunus' bowl and a Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 386. A Jizhou 'papercut' 'prunus' bowl and a Jian 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 12 and 12.2 cm, 4 3/4  inEstimate 26,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 40,000  HKDCourtesy Sotheby's.

the Jizhou bowl resist-decorated with papercut prunus florets reserved against a speckled brown ground; the Jian bowl applied with a black glaze with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 30 may 2019-31 may 2019.