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    Sale 13755

    Classical Chinese Art from the Sui to the Song Dynasties

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3133

    A JIAN 'HARE'S FUR' TEA BOWL

    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)

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    Estimate

    A JIAN 'HARE'S FUR' TEA BOWL
    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
    The bowl is potted with deep sides rising to a slightly everted finger-grooved rim, covered inside and out with a lustrous black glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings that stops irregularly above the foot exposing the chocolate-brown body. The mouth rim is mounted with metal.
    4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s


    Literature

    Kuro to Shiro - Soji -, Tokyo, 2015, pl. 8