Lot 250. A green 'Jun' dish and a white-glazed foliate dish, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. © Sotheby's
the jun dish of shallow form with widely flared sides and upturned rim, covered in a olive-green glaze falling above the unglazed foot burnt orange-brown, the lobed foliate-shaped dish covered in a creamy-white glaze; together with an unusual green-glazed Liao dynasty circular stand with figural supports, applied lotus petals, and intricately carved lotus flowers on the surface, box (4).
Provenance: Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Forester, San Francisco, California.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013