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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 837

    A BLACK-GLAZED 'OIL SPOT' BOWL

    SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLACK-GLAZED 'OIL SPOT' BOWL
    SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
    The bowl is covered to the exterior and interior with a lustrous black glaze suffused with iridescent oil spots, the glaze falling short of the foot rim to reveal a blackish-brown body.
    4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Collection of the late Dr. Melvin Jahss (1921-2009), a renowned orthopaedic surgeon in New York.