Lot 97. A Xing foliate bowl and a Yaozhou foliate bowl, Five Dynasties (907-960). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,351 - USD 15,526) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.
The Xing bowl is potted with a short foot rising to a five-lobed rim, covered inside and out with a clear glaze stopping just above the foot, the base unglazed; the Yaozhou bowl is potted with flaring lobed sides rising from a thick foot to a foliate rim, covered overall with a yellowish-olive toned glaze.
Xing bowl: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) diam.; Yaozhou bowl: 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) diam., boxes
Provenance: Xing bowl: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1990s
Yaozhou bowl: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s
Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong