A pair of white stoneware bowls, Sui-Tang dynasty

Lot 423. A pair of white stoneware bowls, Sui-Tang dynasty (581-907); 12cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 500 - 750 GBP. Lot Sold 2,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008

of each of deep U-shape rising from a short spreading foot to a slightly everted rim, covered overall in a transparent greenish-coloured glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the white body.. Quantity: 2.

Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 228.

Chinese Ceramic Treasures. A Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum, Including the Carl Kempe Collection, Ulricehamn, 2002, pls 447 and 494.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London