An unusual Jun deep bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)




Lot 1042. An unusual Jun deep bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7 1⁄2 in. (19 cm.) diam., cloth boxEstimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000Price realised USD 37,800. © Christie's 2022

The deep bowl with rounded sides is covered with a pale blue glaze altered to a milky-white color on the interior, which is accented with a purple and green splash. The glaze on the exterior shades from milky blue, to reddish-purple, to green.

Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection.

Literature: Helen D. Ling and Edward T. Chow, Collection of Chinese Ceramics from the Pavilion of Ephemeral Attainment, vol. I, Hong Kong, 1950, no. 14.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022