A Yaozhou 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 268. A Yaozhou 'Lotus' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBPLot sold 4,375 GBP. © Sotheby's.

the shallow rounded sides rising from a short straight flat base, incised to the interior with a geometric lotus medallion and covered overall in a pale olive-green glaze, save for the base to reveal the grey body. 

ExhibitedObjects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics Song to Yuan Dynasties, 10th to 14th Centuries, Asian Arts Institute of Australia, Sydney, 2013, cat. no. 32.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018