A FINE HENAN IRON-SPLASHED BLACK-GLAZED BOWL
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY
The conical bowl potted with a slightly everted rim, the interior splashed with a rust-brown glaze, the exterior covered with the same brown glaze, streaked around the rim with droplets of black glaze, stopping just above the foot to reveal the buff-coloured body
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam., box
The Edward T. Chow Collection, Part II, sold in London, 16 December 1980, lot 256.
Cf. similar bowls illustrated in the Eumorfopoulos Collection Catalogue, vol. 2, pl. LX, no. B247, and in the Barlow Collection Catalogue, no. 55c.
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art