Lot 336. Two Jizhou 'papercut' bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 11.6 and 15.8 cm, 4 5/8 and 6 1/4 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 81,250 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the smaller bowl resist-decorated with papercut prunus reserved against a speckled caramel-brown ground; the other with three phoenix trailing long tail feathers and a prunus at the centre, the exterior covered with a tortoiseshell glaze.
Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.
Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 17th July (phoenix) and 11th August 2001 (prunus).
Sotheby's. Chinese Art, HongKong, 30 may 2019-31 may 2019.