A RARE YAOZHOU CARVED 'EGRETS AND PEONYX' TRUNCATED MEIPING
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A RARE YAOZHOU CARVED 'EGRETS AND PEONY' TRUNCATED MEIPING

NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960 – 1127)

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A RARE YAOZHOU CARVED 'EGRETS AND PEONY' TRUNCATED MEIPING
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960 – 1127)
The broad, high-shouldered body is carved with two egrets on opposite sides, against a background of dense peony scroll, above a band of petal lappets, and below a scalloped border, covered inside and out under an olive-green glaze, with the exception of the base, revealing the russet-grey body.
5 7/8 in. (14.6 cm) wide

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The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, conducted by Oxford Authentication Ltd, sample No. P206g52, 10 January 2007.
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