11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 15,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A CARVED YAOZHOU BOWL
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) OR LATER
The interior of the bowl is carved with lotus blossoms on scrolling foliage, the glaze pooling to highlight the design. The glaze falls just short of the foot rim to reveal the buff coloured body.
7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam.
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Collection of the late Dr. Melvin Jahss (1921-2009), a renowned orthopaedic surgeon in New York.
Collection of Susan Chen, Hong Kong, 1986.
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