Lot 8
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AN EXTREMELY RARE 'JUN' FOLIATE-RIM VASE NORTHERN SONG/JIN DYNASTY |

Estimate
500,000 - 700,000 GBP
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Description

of archaic zun-form, the central globular bulb with a narrow ridge supported on a tall splayed foot, the elegant neck sweeping up the everted rim, the mouth festooned with five lobed, radiating petals, evenly covered overall in a lustrous lavender-blue glaze mottled with lilac and milk-white highlights, thinning to a mushroom color at the rim of the mouth, the glaze stopping short of the footring, revealing the ware burnt orange-brown in the firing
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