Lot 311. A Junyao purple-splashed blue-glazed dish, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644); 18.5 cm, 7 1/4 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD (12,075 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.
the shallow sides rising from a short foot to a wide everted rim, covered overall save for the foot with a milky-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the edges and liberally decorated with small purple splashes on the exterior, the unglazed foot revealing the grey body burnt brownish-orange in the firing.
Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 Jun 2020, 10:00 AM