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    Sale 13755

    Classical Chinese Art from the Sui to the Song Dynasties

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3120

    A SMALL NORTHERN 'OIL SPOT' BLACK-GLAZED BOWL

    NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL NORTHERN 'OIL SPOT' BLACK-GLAZED BOWL
    NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH CENTURY
    The bowl is delicately potted with rounded sides, covered inside and out in a lustrous black glaze falling irregularly above the foot. The interior is decorated with five roundles of large purplish silver 'oil spots' against a dense ground of fine 'oil spots', all below a band of large 'oil spots'. The exterior is with a band of large 'oil spots' above a dense pattern of fine 'oil spots'.
    3 1/4 in. (8.4 cm.) diam., box


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