An unusual russet-splashed black-glazed bowl, Northern Song Dynasty. Estimate HK$ 70,000 – 120,000 (€61,000 – 91,000). Photo Bonhams.
With deep rounded sides, covered with a black glaze and five evenly-spaced large russet-colour splashes on the interior and upper half of the exterior, exposing the buff coloured ware. 15cm diam.
Notes: See a similar but smaller russet-spashed black-glazed bowl illustrated in Zhang Bai, Zhongguo chutu ciqi quanji 5: Shanxi, Beijing, 2008, pl.157.
Bonhams. THE FENG WEN TANG COLLECTION OF EARLY CHINESE CERAMICS, 9 Oct 2014 10:00 HKT. HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY