A A Celadon-Glazed 'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty'Lotus' Bowl. Song Dynasty

the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, freely carved to the interior with leafy stems of lotus and covered overall in a sea-green glaze. 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate 600—800 GBP

PROVENANCE: F. Low-Beer & Co., New York

EXHIBITED: Kunst Industri Musee, Copenhagen, 1950, cat. no. 361.

Helsingfors, Helsinki, 1956, cat. no. 140.

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 123.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London.  Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com