The inner of the bowl sturdily potted boldly carved with a central medallion showing two lotus and two chrysanthemum flowers with their leaves and stems, all above a hatched ground with various patterns of deeply engraved lines, covered overall in a creamy-ivory glaze stopping just above the foot revealing the grey body. Five spur marks in well.
Shape: Bowl with recessed base and highly raised foot rim
Weight: 836.6 grams
Dimensions: Diameter 21.3 cm.
Condition: Wear as expected on a piece of this age, few small chips at the rim filled and overpainted, minor hairline to well.
EXHIBITED: Morristown, New Jersey, Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: the Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics", March 8-June 24, 2012, #92
Auction result comparison: IMPORTANT CHINESE ART. Sotheby's, 11 MAY 2016, LONDON, lot 211. (compare with a related small cizhou sgraffiato jar from the same period)
出版：Song Ceramics, the Eight Kiln Groups at a Glance, Examples from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection, 2008, page 102.
出版：新泽西州 Morris Museum, "Harmony in Clay: the Elegance and Refinement of Song Ceramics", March 8-June 24, 2012, #92