• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 339

    TWO JUNYAO DISHES

    SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO JUNYAO DISHES
    SONG/JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
    One a small green Jun dish with everted rim, covered inside and out with a crackled glaze of rich greyish blue-green color falling to the ring foot to expose the grey ware burnt brown in the firing; the other larger dish with shallow rounded sides covered all over with a crackled glaze of milky blue color thinning to mushroom on the rim, with three spur marks on the similarly glazed base
    4 7/16 and 6 in. (11.3 and 15.2 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE WADSWORTH ATHENEUM MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND