A 'Jian' black-dotted gray-glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

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Lot 117. A 'Jian' black-dotted gray-glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)Diameter 4 ¾ in., 12.2 cmEstimate: 10,000 - 20,000 USD. Lot sold: 27,720 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

potted on a low foot, the steep rounded sides slightly constricted just below the rim, covered with a russet-tinged gray glaze mottled with faint black dots, the glaze stopping above the foot to reveal the dark grayish-brown body, the rim bound with metal, Japanese wood box (3).

Property from the Aoyama Studio Collection.

Provenance: Sen Shu Tey, Tokyo.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021