A rare Qingbai 'chrysanthemum' dish, Northern Song dynasty. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD (18,001 - 24,001 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.
with shallow rounded sides and an gently everted rim, supported on a narrow tapered foot, finely moulded on the interior and on the underside with overlapping radiating petals resembling a chrysanthemum flower, the recessed centre incised with a lotus, applied overall with a translucent glaze slightly tinged to blue with yellowing undertones, save for the base left in the biscuit revealing a smooth white ware partly burnt orange in the firing - 17.4 cm., 6 7/8 in.
Property from a private East Asian collection
Sotheby's. Chinese Art. Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2015, 03:15 PM