18 - 19 September 2014
A YAOZHOU CELADON CONICAL BOWL
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
The bowl has widely flared sides and is covered inside and out with a glaze of somewhat olive, sea-green color that thins on the six lines of slip that radiate from the circular center of the interior to the rim.
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
Sotheby's London, 8 October 1974, lot 56.
Dr. Peter M. Greiner (1940-2013) Collection.
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A very similar bowl, also dated Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, is illustrated in the O.C.S. exhibition catalogue, The World in Monochromes, London, 15 April - 20 June 2009, p. 22, no. 32.
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