Two Jian 'hare's fur' bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 422. Two Jian 'hare's fur' bowls, Song dynasty (960-1279); 12.8 and 12.4 cm, 5 and 4 7/8  inEstimate HKD  15,000 — 20,000. Lot Sold 81,250 HKD© Sotheby's.

one with shallow rounded sides and an everted rim, the other with deep rounded sides, both covered in a black glaze with with cascading 'hare's fur' streaks stopping short above the foot .

Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 5th June and 11th August 2001.

Sotheby'sChinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019