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A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED BOWL
A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED BOWL

NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH CENTURY

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A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED BOWL
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH CENTURY
Of rounded conical form, the deep sides carved on the exterior with a wide band of three layers of overlapping petals below a line border, covered inside and out with a glaze of greyish-olive color which also covers the base, the foot burnt brown in the firing
5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) diam.

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A very similar Yaozhou carved bowl in the National Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 32 - Porcelain of the Song Dynasty (1), Hong Kong 1996, p. 125, no. 111. Another comparable example is illustrated by J. Wirgin, Sung Ceramic Designs, Stockholm, 1970, pl. 6j. See, also, the similar bowl sold in these rooms, 20 September 2005, lot 207.

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