A Yue celadon 'lotus' shallow bowl Northern Song dynasty, dated Taiping dingcho year, corresponding to 977 | 北宋太平丁丑年（977年） 越窰青釉蓮瓣紋淺盌 《太平丁丑》款
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Property from the Houlezhai Collection
A Yue celadon 'lotus' shallow bowl
Northern Song dynasty, dated Taiping dingcho year, corresponding to 977
There is typical surface wear and expected firing imperfections, including iron specks and kiln grits to the interior. There are also other firing imperfections with associated flakes, including fritting to the rim and crackles to the foot.
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Collection of Dr Carl Kempe (1884-1967), no. CK49.
Sotheby's London, 5th November 2008, lot 541 (part lot).
Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 49.
Oriental Ceramics. The World's Great Collections, vol. 8: Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, Tokyo, 1982, pl. 129.
Bo Gyllensvärd，《Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection》，斯德哥爾摩，1964年，圖版49
Kinas Kunst i Svensk og Dansk eje [Chinese Art in Swedish and Danish Collections], Kunstindustrimuseet, Copenhagen, 1950, cat. no. 293.
《Kinas Kunst i Svensk og Dansk eje［瑞典及丹麥藏中國藝術］》，丹麥藝術與設計博物館，哥本哈根，1950年，編號293