20 September 2005
THE RODRIGUEZ COLLECTION OF CHINESE CERAMICS
A QINGBAI CARVED LOBED BOWL
SONG DYNASTY, 12TH CENTURY
The shallow sides flaring to the petal-lobed rim formed by six notches, the interior fluidly carved and combed with a peony spray bearing one large blossom, covered inside and out with a crackled glaze of rich aquamarine tone, the base unglazed
7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) diam.
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