10 avril 2016

A Qingbai foliate bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

A Qingbai foliate bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 82. A Qingbai foliate bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 HKD (1,355 - 2,032 EUR). Lot sold 35,000 HKD (3,951 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.

of conical form, the wide flaring sides rising from a gently tapered foot to a six-lobed rim, the centre inside with an indented circle, covered overall in a transparent glaze with a bluish tinge suffused with a network of icy crackles, the base unglazed revealing the buff-coloured body and inscribed with the character Chen, a family name, in black ink; 19.9 cm, 7 7/8  in.

Provenance: Collection of Sir George Clutton, K.C.M.G. (d. 1970), until 1967. 
Sotheby's London, 7th February 1967, lot 72 (£60). 
Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, 1967 (£60).
Collection of Roger Pilkington (1928-69), from 1967 (£60).

Sotheby's. The Pilkington Collection of Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 06 Apr 2016


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