Song ceramics from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 501-509)
A rare Jizhou freely painted tea bowl
Southern Song dynasty Of conical form, the interior freely painted in energetic splashes, all against a rich brownish-black ground, ending just above the unglazed foot exposing the granular buff ware. 11.8cm diam.
Provenance来源: Liu Liangyou personal collection 劉良佑私人收藏
For a closely Jizhou freely painted dish, see Simon Kwan and Li Zhiyan, Song Ceramics, Hong Kong, 2012, pg. 508, pl.222. For another example in the Shanghai Museum is illustrated in Zhongguo meishu quanji: Gongyi meishu bian, vol. 2, Shanghai, 1988, pl. 183, where it is attributed to the Yonghe kilns. For an example of this rare type sold at auction, see Sotheby's London, 14 November 2001, lot 79.
This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.
ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.
If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.
Buyers' Premium and Charges
For all Sales categories excluding Wine:
Buyer's Premium Rates 25% on the first HKD800,000 of the Hammer Price 20% from HKD800,001 to HKD1,000,000 of the Hammer Price 12% on the excess over HKD1,000,000 of the Hammer Price.
For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.