A Yue alms bowl and a celadon-glazed 'Guanyin' censer, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 58. A Yue alms bowl and a celadon-glazed 'Guanyin' censer, Five Dynasties (907-960). Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 9,057 - USD 12,939) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The alms bowl is covered overall with a yellowish-brown glaze with the exception of the base left unglazed exposing the grey biscuit. The censer is potted with a row of seated figures of Guanyin around the shoulder and flanked on both sides with loop handles. It is covered overall in a greyish-celadon glaze stopping in an irregular line above the buff biscuit foot.
The larger: 5 in. (13 cm.) diam., boxes.

Provenance: Yue alms bowl: acquired in San Francisco, 8 November 1998 

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