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A SMALL CIZHOU BOWL WITH COMBED DECORATION
A SMALL CIZHOU BOWL WITH COMBED DECORATION

JIN DYNASTY, MID-12TH TO EARLY 13TH CENTURY

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A SMALL CIZHOU BOWL WITH COMBED DECORATION
JIN DYNASTY, MID-12TH TO EARLY 13TH CENTURY
The rounded body covered with a white slip, and decorated on the interior with brush-like strokes combed through the slip below a line border, all under a clear glaze that continues onto the foot, the foot rim showing the pale grey stoneware body
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam., box
Provenance
Christie's, New York, 9 November 1978, lot 27.
Exhibited
New Orleans Museum of Art, Heaven and Earth Seen Within, 2000, no. 23.

Lot Essay

A number of bowls with similar combed decoration have been excavated at the Guantai kiln site. See Guantai Cizhou Yaozhi, Beijing, 1997, col. pl. 5:2; p. 63, fig. 26:4; p. 68, figs. 28:1 and 28:7; and p. 81, fig. 33:1. Another bowl of this type is also illustrated in Unearthed Treasures of China from the Collection of the Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology, Beijing University, Tokyo, 1995, pl. 179.
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