An interesting Chinese green-glazed moulded pottery dish
Liao dynasty (907-1125)
The rounded, shallow dish supported on a short foot, the interior covered with a soft green glaze and moulded with a central flower-head surrounded by various floral bands, three unglazed spur marks, the exterior covered with an amber glaze partially covering a black inscription referring to the 11th day of the 11th month of an unknown year and stopping short above the foot revealing the pale buff.
Diam. 12.9 cm
– Auction Sotheby’s Amsterdam, 7 December 1998, lot 461
– Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam
– R. Krahl, Yuegutang. Ein Berliner Sammlung Chinesischer Keramik, Berlin 2000, p.141, no. 113
– Lu Jing Zu, Liao Pottery, Liaoning 2002, p. 292, no. 4 – 221