A rare molded Qingbai bowl, Southern Song / Yuan dynasty | 南宋 / 元 青白釉印花卷草紋盌
A rare molded Qingbai bowl
Southern Song / Yuan dynasty
南宋 / 元 青白釉印花卷草紋盌
delicately potted, the thin, deeply rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flared rim, superbly decorated to the interior with a formalized central flowerhead, surrounded by elaborate meandering leafy foliate scrolls below a band of keyfret, covered overall with a translucent lustrous pale blue-tinged glaze pooling at the recesses to an attractive sea-green tone, save for the mouth rim revealing the fine porcelain body burnt to a light orange
Diameter 6 ⅝ in., 16.8 cm
The rim has some insignificant scattered minute flakes and nicks; otherwise, the bowl is in overall good condition with some expected minor firing imperfections and light wear.
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Eskenazi Ltd., London, 2006.
Compare two closely related examples sold in our London rooms, 12th December 1978, lot 373; and 10th July 1979, lot 117.