A Northern white ware pentafoil bowl, Five Dynasties period-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

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 Lot 1036. A Northern white ware pentafoil bowl, Five Dynasties period-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century; 5 1⁄4 in. (13.2 cm.) diam., cloth box. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000Price realised USD 8,820. © Christie's 2022

The bowl with plain lobed sides is covered overall with an olive-tinged creamy white glaze.

Provenance: The J. M. Hu (1911-1995), Zande Lou Collection.

Literature: Helen D. Ling and Edward T. Chow, Collection of Chinese Ceramics from the Pavilion of Ephemeral Attainment, vol. I, Hong Kong, 1950, no. 6.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022