Lot 96. A fine Yue celadon lotus leaf-form bowl, Five Dynasties (907-960), 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 45,285 - USD 77,631). Price realised HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
The bowl is potted with flaring sides, with two ends of the mouth incurving and undulating in reminiscence of a lotus leaf, the interior is lightly incised with leaf veins, covered overall with a yellowish-olive toned glaze with the exception of the ring foot revealing the light greyish-brown body.
Provenance: Acquired in San Francisco, 20 February 1995
Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong