209. A Pair of Qingbai Bowls

A PAIR OF QINGBAI BOWLS, moulded under the semi-translucent pale bluish-white glaze with boys playing amongst pomegranates, flowers and foliage, Song dynasty (960-1279), diameter c. 18 cm

PROVENANCE: The collection of Göran Nilsson

NOTE: The motif of two boys playing amid stylised floral scrolls and pomegranates symbolises the wish for many sons.