Lot 3265. A copper-red-splashed Junyao bowl, Song dynasty, 12th-13th century; 6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 – $7,000. Price Realized $22,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015
The bowl is of deep, rounded form and is covered inside and out with a glaze of turquoise-blue tone thinning to mushroom on the rim and foot. The interior is decorated with a bold cherry-red splash and the exterior with a few smaller splashes of similar color.
Provenance: Rudolph Schaeffer Collection; Christie's New York, 6 June 1985, lot 219.
Justice Ralph M. Holman (1914-2013) collection.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza