A fine Dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song Dynasty
Lot 7*
A fine Dingyao carved bowl Northern Song Dynasty
Sold for £97,250 (US$ 163,304) inc. premium
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A fine Dingyao carved bowl, Northern Song Dynasty
Lot Details
A fine Dingyao carved bowl
Northern Song Dynasty
The elegantly-potted bowl raised on a low foot with the gently flaring rim divided into six lobes, the interior finely carved on the sides and across the well with three exquisite curling blossoms on winding foliate stems, all covered with a rich creamy glaze.
19.7cm (7¾in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 北宋 定窯白釉刻花卉紋葵瓣口碗

    Provenance: acquired from Eskenazi Ltd., London, on 12 June 2000
    A Western private collection

    來源:2000年6月12日得於倫敦古董商Eskenazi
    西方私人收藏

    Another dish with very similar carving but with metal bands at the rim from the collection of Robert Ferris was included in the exhibition held by J.J.Lally & Co., Brush & Clay: Chinese Ceramics of the Song Dynasty from the Artist's Collection, New York, 1997, no.21, and a further example formerly in the Oppenheim Collection and now in the British Museum is illustrated by L.Smith, The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics, Vol.5., pl.20. See also examples illustrated in Chinese Ceramics in the Idemitsu Collection, Japan, 1987, nos.413 and 414.

    Compare also a similar bowl from the J.T.Tai & Co. Collection which sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 March 2011, lot 167, and another example sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 December 2009, lot 1863.
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