AN EXQUISITE SMALL BLACK-GLAZED RUSSET-SPLASHED BOWL, NORTHERN SONG / JIN DYNASTY
AN EXQUISITE SMALL BLACK-GLAZED RUSSET-SPLASHED BOWL
NORTHERN SONG / JIN DYNASTY
北宋 / 金 黑釉醬斑小盌
delicately potted with the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, with a narrow groove encircling the exterior below the rim, bathed in a lustrous black glaze and splashed with russet cascading from the caramel brown-colored rim, the glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the stoneware body dressed in a thin coat of brown slip
Diameter 3½ in., 9 cm
The bowl with scattered restoration to rim frits and two small chips, the largest approximately 1 cm. The foot with kiln cohesions.
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American Private Collection, reportedly acquired from an auction of Yamanaka & Co., Boston, circa 1932.