​Fine and rare pair of Chinese Qingbai washers, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century.

  • Antique Chinese porcelain
  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Fine and rare pair of Chinese Qingbai washers carved with central stylised floral motifs covered with a translucent pale blue glaze/green falling short of the rim, the base glazed, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century, Jingdenzhen kilns, Jiangxi province, d. 8 cm, 3½ in. 9-16140 Fitted silk box.

Illustrated: Tang to Qing Ceramics, by A. Varela Santos, 2017/2018 catalogue, cat. 20.

Literature: 

• The World of Monochromes, Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition in London in 2009 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, cat. 114 for a larger piece;

• Peace and Quietude – Song Ceramics from the Qingjingtang Collection, exhibition catalogue curated by R.D. Mowry, Lisboa 2014, pp. 304/305 for similar pieces.   

青白瓷刻花洗一對,精美且罕見,器身中央飾以花卉,器身蓋以一層透明淺藍綠色釉,到足部逐漸變少,器底施釉,南宋,13世紀,江西省景德鎮窯,直徑8釐米,3½英吋。

圖示《唐代至清代陶瓷》阿.瓦瑞拉.桑托斯, 2017/2018圖錄,編號,第20頁。

參考文獻:

《單色釉的世界》,2009年倫敦亞非學院東方陶瓷協會展覽,參見編號114一尺寸較大之洗;

《清凈堂藏宋代瓷器特展》,策展人及圖錄編寫R.D. Mowry,2014年里斯本出版,參見第304-305頁近器。

Stock Number: 4790