A 'JIZHOU' 'PAPERCUT' BOWL, SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY
1,500 - 2,000 USD
A 'JIZHOU' 'PAPERCUT' BOWL
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY
Diameter 4¼ in., 10.8 cm
The rim with two restored chips, the larger measuring approx. 3 cm wide, as well as an approx. 1.7 cm wide bruise. There is a diagonal stripe of restoration to the exterior below the rim. Overall with general wear and some accretions to the surface and expected minor firing imperfections.
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Bluett & Sons, London, 1950.
Collection of Dr Hugh Swire (d. 1976).
Bonhams London, 7th November 2005, lot 6.
Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent.