A small molded 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 127. A small molded 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's

of conical form, the interior crisply molded with three stylized lotus flowers in full bloom borne on a meandering vine with further flower buds and dense scrolling leaves, all encircling a central bloom with radiating petals, the exterior carved with evenly spaced vertical lines, applied overall with an even olive-green glaze stopping neatly at the foot. Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.8 cm 

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM