Superb Chinese Jin / Yuan Dynasty Purple-Splash Bowl. East Asia, China, Jin to Yuan Dynasty, ca. 12th to 13th century CE. A stunning Jun-Ware / Junyao ceramic bowl with a scalloped rim, the surfaces decorated with luscious sky blue glaze with added purple splashes to the interior and exterior, all upon a short and petite unglazed foot.
These pieces of pottery are excellent examples of the use of color in design. They incorporate both primary, secondary and tertiary colors, all with strong intensities. Each pot uses both warm and cold colors ranging from blues to reds.