A persimmon-glazed teabowl, Northern Song dynasty - Photo Sotheby's

finely potted in conical form with flaring sides supported on a tapering foot, covered overall with a lustrous persimmon-red glaze thinning at the rim to a dark brown tone and banded with a cream coloured rim, the glaze stopping just short of the knife-pared foot to reveal the fine buff body, Japanese wood box.. Quantité: 2; 13.6cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimation: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

PROVENANCE: A Japanese Private Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com