Russet-Glazed Bowl, Northern Song (1127-1279)
Chinese russet-glazed bowl, Northern Song (1127-1279) possibly Yaozhou ware, the widely flared conical body, with a rich variegated russet glaze thinning in areas and falling irregularly onto a slightly flared ring foot, the unglazed base showing a fine-grained, pale grey body.
Diameter: 7 1/3in. 18.5cm.
Neatly restored glaze chip
For a similar glaze see Northern Song exhibition catalogue Master Pieces of Yaozhou Ware, Japan 1997-8 p. 44, no 56.