London, South Kensington
28 June 2007
A Chinese Jianyao 'Hare's fur' bowl, Song dynasty, 12th 13th century
the conical bowl with flaring sides and gently inverted rim, covered with a lustrous black glaze integrated with russet streaks thinning to russet at the rim and pooling in a line with thick droplets above the shallow foot ring exposing the coarse ware -- 5in. (12.7cm.) diam.
Spink and Son Ltd., London, label.
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