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Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Metallic-Splashed

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Metallic-Splashed

Extremely Rare Chinese Jianyao Bowl – Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
The deep, heavily potted sides flaring upwards to the gently everted rim, covered inside and out with a lustrous black glaze suffused with a pattern of variegated iridescent “Silver-Metallic Spots”, stopping in an irregular line and exposing the rough stoneware body.

Excellent condition – only the typical traces of production (a small flaw at the rim, it is glazed, however) and use.

Diameter: ca. 12,5 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

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.

A similar bowl you can see at Christie’s Auction: Sale 14608 | The Pavilion Sale – Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art | 4 April 2017,  Hong Kong

Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production (glaze error inside) and use.

Diameter: ca. 12 cm
Height: ca. 7 cm

Euro 1200.-

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Bronze Streaks

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Bronze Streaks

Extremly Rare Chinese Jianyao Bowl – Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
The bowl is inside and outside with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze of strong streaks covered, imitating bronze.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 120 mm
Height: ca. 65 mm

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

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

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