The MQ Collection 莫勸齋珍藏

A Xing white-glazed bowl, Tang dynasty 唐 邢窰白釉璧足茶盌

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The MQ Collection

A Xing white-glazed bowl,

Tang dynasty


唐  邢窰白釉璧足茶盌

d. 14.6 cm

C.C. Teng, Taipei.
Collection of Liu Liang-Yu (1946-2006) , acquired in the 1980s.

Liu Liang-Yu (1946-2006), who served at the National Palace Museum, Taipei, since 1970, was also the first president of the Taiwanese Contemporary Ceramic Society. He was a renowned scholar in Chinese ceramics and one of the pioneers to the study of incense.


White porcelain bowls with characteristic bi-disc shaped feet as the present lot were classic of the Xing and Ding kilns in Hebei during the Tang dynasty. Compare a closely related example from the Meiyintang collection, illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994-2010, vol. 3, pl. 1422.