21 - 22 June 2016
PETIT BOL EN GRES YAOZHOU EMAILLE CELADON
CHINE, DYNASTIE SONG DU NORD, XEME-XIIEME SIECLE
The bowl is elegantly potted with a large peony blossom borne on leafy stems in the interior. It is covered inside and out with a glaze of olive-green colour.
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam.
Collection of the late Laurent Kadé (1933-1990), France, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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A SMALL CELADON-GLAZED YAOZHOU BOWLCHINA, NOTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 10TH-12TH CENTURY
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