8 November 2005
A RARE YUEYAO CARVED CELADON-GLAZED BOX AND COVER
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)
With shallow domed cover, standing on a short spreading foot, carved in shallow relief on the top with a spread-winged parrot, surrounded by four chrysanthemum blooms borne on leafy scrolling stems, covered overall in a translucent pale green glaze
5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) diam.
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