A MOLDED YAOZHOU CELADON CONICAL BOWL
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A MOLDED YAOZHOU CELADON CONICAL BOWL

NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY

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A MOLDED YAOZHOU CELADON CONICAL BOWL
NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
The bowl with widely flared sides is molded on the interior with three peonies borne on leafy stems and the exterior is carved with overlapping petals that rise from the small foot and stop below the rim. The bowl is covered overall with a greyish olive-green glaze that pools in the recesses.
8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Ruth Dreyfus Collection, no. 151.
John Sparks, Ltd., London.
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987) Collections.
Else Sackler (1913-2000) Collection, and thence by descent from within the family.
Exhibited
Jerusalem, Israel Museum, 3500 Years of Chinese Art: Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 1987.

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Lot Essay

A Yaozhou celadon bowl with similar decoration on the interior is illustrated in Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1994, pp. 184-85, no. 74.

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