Lot 133. A Jian tea bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (AD 960-1234); 4 7⁄8 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.
The interior and exterior of the bowl are covered with black glaze streaked with brown ‘hare’s fur’ markings, thinning to a russet-brown tone at the rim and pooling irregularly above the foot.
Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 2005.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020