Song ceramics from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 501-509)
A rare Jizhou 'leaf' tea bowl
Southern Song Dynasty Of rounded conical form rising to a groove encircling the gently flared rim, covered inside and out in a blackish brown glaze with extensive crackling on the surface, the interior decorated with an applied leaf revealing all its veins on the interior of the bowl. 10.2cm diam.
Provenance来源: Liu Liangyou personal collection 劉良佑私人收藏
A similar Jizhou 'leaf' bowl from the Muwentang collection, illustrated by Simon Kwan, Song Ceramics from the Muwentang collection, Hong Kong, 1994 cat. no 174, was sold at Sotheby's London, 12 November 2003, lot 63.
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