The Property of a Gentleman (lots 256-261)
A Yaozhou carved green-glazed 'foliate' bowl
Northern Song dynasty
Naturalistically moulded of hexalobed floral form, the flaring sides rising from the unglazed foot revealing the unglazed iron-red buff ware, the interior finely carved with three flower blossoms surounded by wave patterns, all encapsulating the circular wheel-like motif at the centre, box. 12.6cm diam. (2).