Song ceramics from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 501-509)
A Jizhou 'floral and phoenix' tea bowl
Southern Song Dynasty Of conical form rising to a gently incurving rim from a knife cut foot ring, the interior resist decorated with a flower blossom in between a pair of phoenix flying in opposite directions, all against a brown flecked ground, the exterior covered in a dark blackish-brown glaze ending on the lower body to expose the tapering buff footrim. 11.8cm diam.
Provenance来源: Liu Liangyou personal collection 劉良佑私人收藏
A similar Jizhou paper-cut phoenix 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 66.
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