A small ‘Jun’ bowl, Early Ming dynasty. Estimate 70,00090,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s

with deep rounded sides supported on a recessed base, the exterior covered overall with a mottled ‘purple splash’ glaze, thinning to orange at the rim, the interior and the base applied with a pale blue glaze suffused with crackles, the footring left unglazed revealing a pale orange burnt body; 5.8 cm., 2 1/4  in.

Provenance: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 2nd May 2002, lot 602.

Sotheby’s, Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 24 Nov 2014, 02:30 PM