A small Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

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Lot 117. A small Yaozhou conical bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 334 in. (9.5 cm.) diamEstimate USD 2,000- USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The bowl of conical form is molded on the interior with four fish swimming amidst waves, and covered overall with a glaze of pale olive-green color.

Property from the Collection of Peter Tcherepnine.

Provenance: Samuel T. Peters (1854-1921) Collection n°437.
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