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    Sale 13753

    Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 801

    A JUNYAO DEEP BOWL

    SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JUNYAO DEEP BOWL
    SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
    The bowl has deep, rounded sides that rise from the small, slightly flared foot and is covered overall with a glaze of pale blue color suffused with a fine crackle that thins to mushroom at the rim and ends in an irregular line above the foot.
    5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943), nee Adeline Elder, donated hundreds of pieces of Chinese pottery and porcelain to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1926. Samuel T. Peters, her husband, was a Museum trustee from February 16, 1914 until his death on October 21, 1921. Mrs. Peters was a notable Chinese art collector and donated nearly 400 jades to the museum.