Jizhou ‘papercut’ and 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty

Lot 385. A Jizhou ‘papercut’ and 'tortoiseshell'-glazed bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 20,000-30,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.

of conical form, the interior resist-decorated in papercut with three floral sprays, reserved against a speckled caramel-brown ground, the exterior covered in a tortoiseshell glaze.

Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 nov. 2017, 02:00 PM