A carved Yaozhou 'Rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

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Lot 3122. A carved Yaozhou 'Rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$150,000 ($15,520 - $19,401)Price realised HK$400,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The dish is carved to the interior with a diamond-shaped cartouche enclosing a recumbent rhinoceros gazing up at a full moon, encircled by scrolls beneath the well, covered inside and out with a glossy olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, the base and foot unglazed. 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) diam., box.

 Provenance: My Gallery, Hong Kong, 2000.

Christie's. CLASSICAL CHINESE ART FROM THE SUI TO THE SONG DYNASTIES, 1 June 2016, Convention Hall