A Yaozhou-type conical bowl, Song Dynasty

Lot 228. A Yaozhou-type conical bowl, Song Dynasty; 12.5cm (5in) diam. Estimate £1,000 – 1,500 (€1,300 – 2,000). Sold for £1,750 (€1,972). Photo Bonhams.

Moulded to the interior with stylised scrolling chrysanthemum on a dense foliage ground, around a central flower head, the exterior with carved vertical ribs, covered overall in a glassy, olive green glaze pooling in the crevices to highlight the design, fitted box. 

Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE