The Property of a private Japanese collector
A rare pair of Henan 'oil-spot' teabowls
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
Each of rounded form supported on a short footring, covered all over the interior and exterior with a rich lustrous black glaze densely suffused with a myriad of silvery'oil spots' emanating to the surface, the unglazed foot revealing the brown buff stoneware.
Each: 12.8cm diam. (2).