A pair of green 'Jun' dishes, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

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Lot 132. A pair of green 'Jun' dishes, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 5 3/4 in., 14.6 cmEstimate 6,000 — 8,000 USDLot sold 9,375 USD. Photo Sotheby's

each of shallow form with widely flared sides and upturned rim, covered in a crackled and bubble suffused olive-green glaze falling above the unglazed foot burnt orange-brown, Japanese silk stands and box (5)

ProvenanceAcquired by a U.S. Civil Affairs Officer in Asia between 1945-1946 and thence by descent.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012