Extremly Rare Chinese Jianyao Bowl – Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
The bowl is covered inside with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet ‘hare’s fur’ markings flowing from the russet band below the rim.
Black tea bowls, in contrast to the celadon vessels of the earlier Tang dynasty, became fashionable and were made at a number of kilns in northern and southern China, including the Jian kilns of Fujian.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.
Diameter: ca. 115 mm
Height: ca 65 mm