A fine carved green-glazed bowl 14th/15th century
Lot 118
A fine carved green-glazed bowl
14th/15th century
Sold for £30,000 (US$ 50,424) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine carved green-glazed bowl
14th/15th century
The deep vessel sturdily potted on a short wide foot, finely carved on the exterior with chrysanthemum blooms borne on meandering leafy scrolls on a combed ground below a zigzag border around the rim, the interior cavetto freely incised with undulating scrolling peonies encircling a central flowerhead medallion, covered overall in a thick olive-green glaze with an unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing.
31.3cm (12¼in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 十四/十五世紀 青釉刻花纏枝菊紋碗

    Compare a bowl with similar decoration but only 13cm diam, dated to the Ming Dynasty, illustrated by J.Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, no.16:48, and another dated to the 15th century of similar size to the present lot illustrated by J.A.Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine, London, 1981, pl.127.
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