A Yaozhou celadon bowl

Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

The bowl is of conical form with a slightly flaring rim and supported on a small short foot. Both the inside and outside are covered with an olive-green glaze with the exterior showing a band of concentric lines below the rim. The base is left unglazed.

11.2 cm diameter

Provenance:

Formerly in the collection of Gerard Dissevelt

Gerard Dissevelt (1912-1992) was a Dutch ambassador who was stationed in China and Japan during the 1950s.


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