An outstanding large and rare Junyao bowl
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
Of large rounded form supported on a short straight foot, the curved sides rising to a gently inverted rim, the deep body covered all over in an even milky lavender blue glaze, thining to a greyish olive green hue at the extremities, the exterior with generous splashes of vibrant purple glaze with contrasting raspberry red tones, partly overflowing over into the inner rim, the overall body with soft crackles and the footrim unglazed, Japanese box.
14.4cm wide. (2).