A Yaozhou persimon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 101. A Yaozhou persimon-glazed conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 5 1/2 in. (13.8 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,763 - USD 10,351) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.

The bowl with wide flaring sides is covered overall with a glossy glaze of reddish-brown tone, with the exception of the foot and convex base revealing the brownish-grey body.

ProvenanceA Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong