Bol en en grès emaillé blanc. Chine, dynastie Song du Nord-Jin, XIIème-XIIIème siècle. Estimate €20,000 – €30,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014
The bowl is delicately potted with steep sides supported on a short straight foot. The gently domed cover sits neatly on top and is surmounted by a foliage-form finial. The vessel and cover are covered in a creamy-white glaze, excluding the base to both the interior and exterior, where the fine-grained pale body is exposed. 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
Provenance: The Capelo Collection of Early Ceramics.
Literature: Francisco Capelo & Regina Krahl, Forms of Pleasure: Chinese Ceramics from Burial to Daily Life, p. 98, no. 34.
A WHITE-GLAZED DEEP BOWL AND COVER. CHINA, NORTHERN SONG-JIN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
CHRISTIE’S. ART D’ASIE, 10 December 2014, Paris