A large Fujian Qingbai bowl decorated with a carved and combed cloud pattern – Song Dynasty

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This large Qingbai bowl of gently curving conical form, is carved on the inside with a cloud pattern. There is a trace of a stacking ring without glaze in the well. Lustrous bluish white glaze with minor crazing. Lower part of the outside body together with base, unglazed. Produced in a Fujian kiln, Song dynasty.


Period: Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)

Size: Height 7 cm, diameter 18.5 cm

Condition: Tiny nicks to the rim, otherwise in fine condition. Lovely ring when tapping it with a finger.

Provenance: From a Swedish private collection

SKU: 17

References: Shards from similar bowls have been excavated from Jian’ou kiln, Fujian Province. Examples are illustrated in The specimens of ancient Chinese kilns in the collection of the Palace Museum - Fujian Volume 1, Feng Xiaoqi, The forbidden city publishing house, 2015.

More info: Qingbai ware