17 - 18 September 2015
A RARE JIZHOU 'TORTOISESHELL'-GLAZED SHALLOW DISH
SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY
The dish has shallow rounded sides that flare widely from the flat, unglazed base to the everted rim, and is covered inside and out with a lustrous glaze of dark reddish-brown color decorated on the interior with splashes of golden amber color.
5½ in. (14 cm.) diam.
Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954) Collection.
The Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts, accessioned in 1962.
Christie's New York, 21-22 March 2013, lot 1175.
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The Raymond A. Bidwell Collection of Chinese Bronzes and Ceramics, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1965, p. 69.
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