A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song dynasty

Lot 227. A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 19.7cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013.

the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared everted rim, freely carved to the interior with a central medallion enclosing foliate designs within a line border, covered overall in a translucent olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2

Provenance: Collection of J.T. Tai.
Sotheby's New York, 22nd March 2011, lot 177.