A carved Qingbai bowl
Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)
The bowl with rounded spreading sides is supported on a short foot and is freely carved on the exterior with four-petalled flower heads growing from a scrolling stem. The bowl is covered with a transparent pale bluish glaze. The rim is left unglazed.
17.5 cm diameter
A Dutch private collection
Acquired from Benjamin Stein, Amsterdam, 1985