A small jun dish - Jin-Yuan Dynasty - SOLD

This shallow dish has a flat belly and a wide rim, almost turning downwards. It is covered overall with a thick bluish green glaze thinning to a mushroom tone on the rim. The base is unglazed. It is decorated with a large splash of reddish-purple colour to the interior. Small dishes of this shape was common in the Jun kilns during Jin and Yuan dynasties.


Period: Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)

Size: Diameter 10.5 cm

Condition: Good condition, wear consistent with age and use, the edge of the rim is slightly uneven, probably from manufacturing.

Provenance: From a Swedish private collection.

SKU: 34

References: There is a similar dish in the Palace Museum illustrated in “Porcelains of Yuan Dynasty Collected by the Palace Museum II, The Forbidden City Publishing House, 2016, Plate 159.

More info: Jun ware