• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 147

    A QINGBAI CONICAL BOWL AND A SMALL EWER, SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)

    Price Realised  

    A QINGBAI CONICAL BOWL AND A SMALL EWER, SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
    the bowl carved and incised to the centre with elegant cloud scrolls; the squat ewer moulded to the shoulder with a blossoming peony design -- the bowl, 6 5/8in. (17cm.) diam., wood stand. (2)


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    The small ewer (Cv 8h) was exhibited by the Oriental Ceramic Society, The Spouted Ewer and its Relatives in the Far East, An Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition in the Barlow Gallery, University Library, University of Sussex, Flamer, Brighton, 4th October-17th November 1983, p. 18, no. 8.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection; acquired from Bluett and Sons, London, January 1960 (Ch 17); from Lemp, Zurich, Switzerland, January 1972 (Cv 8h).