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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 72

    A JIAN 'OIL SPOT' BLACK-GLAZED TEA BOWL AND A JIZHOU TORTOISE SHELL-GLAZED TEA BOWL

    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)

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    A JIAN 'OIL SPOT' BLACK-GLAZED TEA BOWL AND A JIZHOU TORTOISE SHELL-GLAZED TEA BOWL
    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
    The Jian bowl is potted with deep sides rising to an indented rim, covered inside and out with a lustrous brown glaze suffused with russet 'oil spots'. The glaze ends irregularly around the foot to expose the dark grey stoneware body. The Jizhou bowl has wide flaring sides rising to an everted rim, covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze decorated with milky-russet splashes simulating tortoise shell, stopping above the foot revealing the light buff body.
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam. and 5 in. (12.5 cm.) diam., box


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