A superb russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 黑釉醬花飛斑紋笠式盞
Property from a Boston Private Collection
A superb russet-splashed black-glazed bowl
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
北宋 / 金 黑釉醬花飛斑紋笠式盞
of conical form, superbly potted with the deep sides raised on a short foot, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze accentuated with freely splashed russet streaks powerfully radiating from the interior center towards the rim, the glaze stopping neatly above the finely pared foot to reveal the buff-colored stoneware body
Diameter 5 ¼ in., 13.5 cm
In overall good condition with some expected minor firing imperfections and light wear.
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