Five Dynasties Foliate Xing-Ware Bowl
Five Dynasties 10th c. A.D., China
A northern white ware porcelaineous stoneware shallow bowl with its rim carved in a foliate design of five lobes divided into two petals each, and covered with a translucent glaze. (Some minute rim chips.) The outside has ivory colored glaze pooling and sits on a straight, neatly cut unglazed foot-rim.
A similar example from the Carl Kempe Collection is published in “Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection”, Stockholm, 1964. pg. 113, pl. 338.
Private American Collection