Lot 120. A rare black-dotted 'Jian' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 4 ⅜ in., 11.3 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the rounded sides supported on a short foot, covered in a mottled, pale gray glaze dappled with evenly spaced black dots, the glaze stopping short of the foot to reveal the dark gray body.
Property from the Aoyama Studio Collection.
Provenance: Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021