17 September 2008
A YAOZHOU CELADON FOLIATE BOWL
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH CENTURY
The deep, flaring sides divided by deep notches and rising towards the everted rim with six out-turned petal lobes, covered overall with a glaze of greyish-olive color
4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam.
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Compare the very similar Yaozhou celadon bowl of this form in The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, illustrated in Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware, Osaka, 1997, p. 25, no. 26.
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