Lot 118. A 'Jizhou' 'leaf' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 ⅛ in., 10.6 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 27,720 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the rounded sides covered with a black glaze thinning to russet at the rim, the interior imprinted by a finely articulated broad leaf, its furled edges, veining, and stem captured in white and russet tones, the foot left unglazed revealing the pale buff body.
Property from the Aoyama Studio Collection.
Provenance: Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021