21 - 22 March 2013
A CIZHOU-TYPE 'HARE'S FUR'-GLAZED TEA BOWL
JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
The bowl has deep sides rounding up to the finger-grooved rim and is covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings flowing from the russet band below the rim. The lower body and foot are covered with a brown wash.
5½ in. (14 cm.) diam.
Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection.
The Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts, accessioned 1962.
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The Raymond A. Bidwell Collection of Chinese Bronzes and Ceramics, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1965, p. 69.
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