A rare Jizhou lobed tortoise-shell bowl Song dynasty | 宋 吉州窰玳瑁釉花式盌
A rare Jizhou lobed tortoise-shell bowl
with rounded sides gently divided into six lobes and raised on a short foot, liberally decorated overall with variegated brownish-beige splashes and mottles against a dark ground mimicking tortoise-shell, the glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed foot
There is an approx. 8 by 3.5 cm oversprayed section to one lobe, possibly concealing a smaller chip measuring approx. 6.5 by 3 cm, and a shallow restored chip to the inner rim measuring approx. 1 by 0.7 cm.
一瓣一處約8 x 3.5 公分補釉，可能修鋪6.5 x 3 公分大的磕傷。另口沿內一處約1x0.7公分磕傷經修復。
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