A Yaozhou celadon carved petal-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Lot 1344. A Yaozhou celadon carved petal-rimmed bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century; 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) highEstimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000Price realised USD 9,375© Christie's Image Ltd 2010. 

With widely flared sides, the interior freely carved with a leafy stem bearing a large peony blossom, with combed details, covered inside and out with a bubble-suffused glaze of greyish-green color pooling in the recesses and thinning to mushroom at petal-notched the rim

Provenance: Christie's, New York, 29-30 November 1984, lot 88.

Exhibited: On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 16 - 17 September 2010