A Sky Blue-glazed JUN Purple-splashed Alms Bowl

Northern Song Dynasty

  • Medium:Porcelain
  • Year:Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)
  • Size:Height 12.20 cm, Rim Diameter 22.50 cm, Body Diameter 23.10 cm, Foot Diameter 7.80 cm


Potted with a round opening and a plump rim, a straight slightly tightened neck, a bulging shoulder, a sloping belly and a round bottom, the alms bowl is supported on a foot ring and covered in sky blue glaze, as well as purple splashes; the two colours blend in with each other to maintain an elegant balance. The foot ring present a light brown colour, with its grey biscuit exposed at the bottom, yet the inner bottom is also applied with glaze in a natural manner.

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