A rare Jizhou lobed tortoise-shell bowl Song dynasty

Lot 7. A rare Jizhou lobed tortoise-shell bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 11.2 cmEstimate: 260,000 - 350,000 HKD. Lot sold: 327,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

with rounded sides gently divided into six lobes and raised on a short foot, liberally decorated overall with variegated brownish-beige splashes and mottles against a dark ground mimicking tortoise-shell, the glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed foot.

ProvenanceZetterquist Galleries, New York.

Sotheby'sMonochrome III, Hong Kong, 22 April 2021