21 - 22 June 2016,
Price realised EUR 13,750
EUR 4,000 - EUR 5,000
BOL EN GRES JIAN EMAILLE 'FOURRURE DE LIEVRE'
CHINE, DYNASTIE SONG, XEME-XIIEME SIECLE
The bowl is potted with conical sides flaring to a slightly everted finger-grooved rim. It is covered with a black glaze streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings pooling in an irregular line above the foot exposing the buff body.
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam.
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From the Feng Wen Teng collection.
Post Lot Text
A JIAN 'HARE'S FUR' TEA BOWL CHINA, SONG DYNASTY, 10TH-12TH CENTURY
Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art specialist Isabel McWilliams on a 'dramatic' 10-11th century stone figure of the Hindu goddess Durga
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