10 mars 2018

Yue-Type Foliate Form Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 A.D.

Yue-Type Foliate Form Bowl, Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 A.D., China. Diameter: 14.5cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A stoneware bowl with steep walls formed into six petal-shaped segments with foliated rim. The interior of the broad, flattened bottom is decorated with highly stylized incised floral and cloud decorations. The piece is covered in a pale green finely crackled translucent glaze of ideal color. There is a small area of brownish discoloration and another area of glaze crawling near the interior... [Lire la suite]