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A white-glazed lobed bowl, Liao/Northern Song dynasty

Possibly Ding or Huozhou kilns. 

The gently sloping sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to an everted petal notched rim, the exterior sides scored confirming the floral form and covered in an even white glaze, inscribed ‘Qingjingtang 45’ to the base. 

8.4cm diameter

Provenance: Qingjingtang Collection, Lisbon, Portugal.

For a bowl of similar shape but from the Yaozhou kilns, please see Kerr, Rose, Yaozhou Wares From Museums and Art Institutes Around the World Including Yaozhou Tribute Wares, Hong Kong 2021, p, 158, pl. 211 and another in Mowry, Robert, Hare’s Fur, Tortoiseshell, and Partridge Feathers, Chinese Brown – And Black-Glazed Ceramics, 400-1400, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, 1996, p, 120, pl. 21.


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