Lot 117. A 'Jian' black-dotted gray-glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 ¾ in., 12.2 cm. Estimate: 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