A 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 569. A 'Jun' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); diameter 6 7/8 in., 17.5 cmEstimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 9,375 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

with wide flaring sides, applied throughout with a rich metallic purple-blue glaze suffused with bubbles thinning to a grayish-brown tone at the rim and falling in large tears above the unglazed foot.

ProvenanceSotheby's London, 11th December 1990, lot 211

Sotheby's. Harmony of Form, Serenity of Color: A Private Collection of 'Song' Ceramics, New York, 23 march 2011