10 December 2014
BOL EN GRES EMAILLE 'FOURRURE DE LIEVRE'
CHINE, DYNASTIE JIN, XIIEME SIECLE
The bowl is finely potted with steep rounded sides and is covered with a lustruous bluish-black glaze, streaked with metallic blue and russet, thinning to a speckled greenish tone and stopping in an uneven line above the foot. The rim is applied with a striking band of white slip which is thin around the exterior and thick to the interior; some minor surface scratches.
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam.
The Capelo Collection of Early Ceramics.
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Francisco Capelo & Regina Krahl, Forms of Pleasure: Chinese Ceramics from Burial to Daily Life, p. 116, no. 41.
Post Lot Text
A WHITE-RIMMED 'HARE'S FUR'-GLAZED BOWL
CHINA, JIN DYNASTY, 12TH CENTURY
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