The Property of a Gentleman (lots 256-261)
A Qingbai incised 'floral' bowl
Northern Song dynasty
The finely-potted conical body with crisp thin sides rising from a short recessed foot, covered all over in an attractive cool green-blue glaze, gradually thinning to a greyish-yellow rim, the interior revealing an intricately incised flower petal motif beneath a single incised border, the unglazed base revealing the brown buff ware, box.
17.1cm diam. (2).