A Finely Carved Rare Xiangzhou Ware Green Glazed Lotus Dish

Northern Qi Dynasty (550 – 577)

Earthenware

Xiangzhou Kilns, Anyang Province, China.

D: 23cm

Provenance: 
 • Old Japanese Collection.
 • Lyan Arts Collection, Tokyo.

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The shallow dish is finely carved with a central flowering lotus amongst stamped circular lotus seeds, covered with an olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, stopping mid-way on the reverse to expose its clay body.

• A similar ‘Xiangzhou’ dish exhibiting the lotus pattern was sold in Christies, HK on the 31st May 2017.