Lot 188: A Chinese carved Qingbai 'Boys' bowl , Southern Song Dynasty , of conical form
November 15, 2016
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A Chinese carved Qingbai 'Boys' bowl , Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), of conical form, the wide flaring sides rising from a slightly tapering foot to a gently flared rim, freely carved to the interior with two boys amongst a lush ground of scrolling peonies, applied overall with transparent glaze with green tinge, pooling to a deeper tone in the recesses, with unglazed base to foot, 20.5cm diameter Provenance: The Peter Arlidge Collection, 1976-2014. Compare with a very similar bowl sold in The Pilkington Collection of Chinese Art , Sotheby s, Hong Kong, 6th April 2016, lot 81. -1?? ???????? ????: Peter Arlidge??