Song ceramics from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 501-509)
A Jizhou tortoiseshell-glazed tea bowl
Southern Song dynasty Of conical form gently rising to a finger-grooved rim, covered inside and out with a variegated glaze of dark brown, mottled with irregular splashes of caramel and russet tones ending above the foot exposing the pale grained ware underneath. 11.5cm diam.
Provenance来源: Liu Liangyou personal collection 劉良佑私人收藏
A similar tortoiseshell-glazed bowl from the Muwentang collection is illustrated by Simon Kwan, Song Ceramics from the Muwentang collection, Hong Kong, 1994 cat. no 170. For an example sold at auction, see Sotheby's London, 19 June 2002, lot 25.
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