A carved 'Yaozhou' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 667. A carved 'Yaozhou' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Diameter 7 1/4  in., 18.5 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

of conical form, with shallow flaring sides rising from a straight foot ring, the interior incised with three scrolling flower heads issuing from stylized leaves, the interior and exterior with a single line border below the rim, covered overall in an olive-green glaze, pooling in the recesses, Japanese wood box (3).

ProvenanceKochukyo & Co., Tokyo, 1990s. 

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 march 2018, 10:00 AM