Chinese Yaozhou ware, a dark green Northern celadon, was the inspiration for this bowl and many others produced at this time (but not later). The decoration is a moulded design of flowers. The five stilt marks which form a circle in the centre are typical of this type of ware.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.300.
12th century-13th century
stoneware with celadon glaze
5.8 x 16.6 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr John Yu & Dr George Soutter 2002
Not on display
Referenced in 2 publications
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2003, 300 (colour illus.).
Unknown and John Guy, Vietnamese Ceramics: a separate tradition, United States of America, 1997, 233. Comparative piece cat.no. 108