16 September 2016
A JIANYAO 'HARE'S FUR' TEA BOWL
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
The conical bowl is covered inside and out with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings below the unglazed russet-brown rim and falling in an irregular line to the angle above the foot exposing the ware fired to a purplish-brown color.
4 ¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam.
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