Lot 20. A rare Junyao bowl, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); 9.8cm (3 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 2,000-3,000. Sold for £ 8,187 (€ 9,160). Photo: Bonhams.
Finely potted with deep curving sides rising to a gently tapering rim, covered in a lavender-blue glaze except in the well and under the foot revealing the body, the glaze thinning to greyish-mushroom tone at the mouth rim, pooling thickly above the short slightly-splayed unglazed foot.
Provenance: John Spark Ltd., London (label)
A European private collection.