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A RARE LARGE GREEN JUNYAO BOWL

SONG - JIN DYNASTY, 12TH/13TH CENTURY

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A RARE LARGE GREEN JUNYAO BOWL
SONG - JIN DYNASTY, 12TH/13TH CENTURY
The deep rounded sides covered inside and out with an unctuous olive-green crackled glaze thinning to a light mushroom tone at the rim, the unglazed foot rim burnt brown in the firing
8 5/8 in. (21.8 cm.) diam.
Provenance
The Lindberg Collection; Sotheby's London, 12 December 1978, lot 196.
The Plesch Collections (Ch22).
Literature
John Ayers, Margaret Medley, Nigel Wood, Iron in the Fire, London 1988, no. 26, p. 45.
Exhibited
Iron in the Fire: the Chinese Potters' Exploration of Iron Oxide Glazes, The Ashmolean Museum of Art, Oxford, organized by The Oriental Ceramic Society, 10 May - 19 June 1988, no. 26.
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A similar green Junyao bowl from the Barlow Collection was exhibited 'Arts of the Song Dynasty', The Arts Council of Great Britain and The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 16 June - 23 July 1960, no. 56.

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