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

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Lot 115. A Yaozhou conical bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 818 in. (20.7 cm.) diamEstimate USD 600- USD 800. Price Realised USD 1,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The conical sides that rise to a slightly lipped rim are applied on the interior with six slender ribs of slip that define six petals, and the bowl is covered inside and out with an olive-green glaze that thins over the ribs.

Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine.

Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection.
Louisine Peters Weekes Tcherepnine (1886-1952).
Adaline Hathaway Weekes Scully (1915-1984) and thence by descent.

Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020