Yaozhou Moon White Bowl

Jin Dynasty 1127-1279 AD, China

Diameter: 19cm

 

A round stoneware bowl sitting on a straight foot rim, unglazed at the very bottom and revealing a light gray clay body fired to a reddish brown color.  The bowl is covered overall with a pale green Yaozhou “Moon White” glaze, which thins to a creamy white color at the rim.  Excellent condition with minute kiln specs in the interior.

Provenance: 

Private American Collection