19 September 2007
A QINGBAI RELIEF-DECORATED FLOWER-FORM BOWL
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
The rounded conical, petal-lobed sides rising from the slightly flared foot to the notched rim, the center decorated in slight relief with a flower sprig below a band of foliate decoration in the well, all under a glaze of pale blue color thinning on the raised areas
4 5/8 in. (12 cm.) diam.
John Sparks, Ltd., London.
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