Lot 1346. Two Junyao deep bowls, Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 7 1/8 and 7 in. (18 and 17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.
Both with flared sides rounding upwards to the upright rim, covered inside and out with a milky blue glaze thinning to mushroom on the rim and falling in a slightly irregular line onto the neatly cut foot to expose the grey ware burnt pale brown in the firing, the interior of the foot similarly glazed.
Provenance: The first: Samuel T. Peters Collection.
Exhibited: On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 16 - 17 September 2010