A 'Jizhou' 'Papercut' 'Prunus' Bowl, Southern Song Dynasty

Lot 218. A 'Jizhou' 'Papercut' 'Prunus' Bowl, Southern Song Dynasty. Estimate US$ 3,000 — 5,000. Photo Sotheby's

with deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an indented rim, the interior with a papercut decoration of six plum blossom florets reserved in a black-brown glaze against a mottled bluish-caramel glaze, the exterior covered with a black glaze transmuting to russet at the rim, stopping above the foot to expose the pale buff body - Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.2 cm 

Property from the collection of David and Nayda Utterberg

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM