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A VERY RARE GEYAO PETAL-LOBED HEXAGONAL DISH

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Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000
Price realised:  US$104,500
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A VERY RARE GEYAO PETAL-LOBED HEXAGONAL DISH
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
A VERY RARE GEYAO PETAL-LOBED HEXAGONAL DISH SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The dark, thinly potted body flaring widely from the tapering ring foot before rising to the slightly everted, petal-lobed rim, covered allover with an opaque glaze of pale bluish-grey tone suffused with black ('iron wire') crackle joined by pale gold ('golden thread') crackle which also covers the inside of the foot, the unglazed bottom of the foot exposing the dark brown ware 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections
Date of the auction: 18 Mar 2009
Address: Christie's
18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center