A small Yaozhou dish

Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) 

The shallow dish has rounded sides and a flaring rim. The interior is moulded with a large flower branch issuing three flower heads and dense feathery leaves with finely incised details. The dish is covered with an olive-green glaze leaving the foot rim unglazed showing the light grey body.

12.2 cm

 

Provenance:

A Dutch private collection

 


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