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A rare Henan black-glazed 'oil spot' bowl
Northern Song dynasty
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 10,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT
130
A rare Henan black-glazed 'oil spot' bowl
Northern Song dynasty
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 10,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A rare Henan black-glazed 'oil spot' bowl
Northern Song dynasty
the deep rounded sides supported on a short footring, the interior finished with a thin ridge just below the rim, covered overall with a lustrous black-brown glaze suffused with glittering 'oil spots' of circular and star-shaped form, wood stand (2)
Quantity: 2
5 1/4 in., 13.4 cm
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Provenance

C.T. Loo Ltd., New York.

Exhibited

Chinese Ceramics in Chicago Collections, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1982, cat.no. 22, p. 38.

Catalogue Note

'Oil spot' (yuteki temmoku, in Japanese) teabowls were made at various kilns, both in the North and in South China, but are rarely of this fine even appearance.  Compare a similar Henan black-glazed 'oil spot' teabowl, illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 3 (II), London, 2006, no. 1504, p. 499; as well as a pair sold in our London rooms, 17th November 1999, lot 733.  Also belonging to this rare group is a larger example sold at Christie's New York, 21st March 2000, lot 306.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York