An outstanding Junyao purple-splashed dish Song dynasty | 宋 鈞窰天青釉紫斑折沿盤
An outstanding Junyao purple-splashed dish
well potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot with three spur marks on the base to a wide everted rim, unctuously applied overall with a sky-blue glaze thinning at the rim and footring, the interior and exterior liberally and extensively adorned with vibrant reddish-purple splashes accentuated with green dapples
The dish is in very good condition with just a minuscule glaze flake to the footring and outer rim.
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The Canton Collection, Hong Kong.
Sotheby’s London, 12th November 2003, lot 134.
An important private American collection.
Jane Sze, The Rainbow Aloft: Jun ware, Hong Kong, 2020, pl. 15.
Jane Sze, 'Some Forms and Uses of Jun Wares', Arts of Asia, November-December 2020, vol. 50, no. 6, p. 115, pl. 9.
施君玉，《The Rainbow Aloft: Jun ware》， 香港，2020年，圖版15
施君玉，〈Some Forms and Uses of Jun Wares〉，《Arts of Asia》，2020年11-12月，第50卷6期，頁115，圖9
Selected Treasures of Chinese Art, Min Chiu Society Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1990-1991, cat. no. 97.
In Pursuit of Antiquities: 40th Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 2001, cat. no. 131.
Principal Ware of the Song Period from a Private Collection, Eskenazi, London, 2015, cat. no. 17.
《好古敏求 : 敏求精舍四十週年紀念展》，香港藝術館，香港，2001，編號131
《Principal Ware of the Song Period from a Private Collection》， 埃斯肯納齊，倫敦， 2015年，編號17