A large Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 398. A large Junyao purple-splashed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 20.1 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 87,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's

with rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently incurved rim, applied with a milky-blue glaze draining to a mushroom tone at the rim and stopping irregularly above the foot, the interior with a purple splash.

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