This simple but beautiful small porcelain bowl dates to the Song dynasty. Its green celadon glaze, first invented in Korea, varies between dark and translucent light green. Such a bowl was either a collector's item or used as everyday ware.
Reference: Winter, Amy H., with Xiaoping Lin (eds.), "The Light of Infinite Wisdom: Asian Art from the Godwin-Ternbach Museum and Other Collections," Queens College, CUNY, 2003.
|Dimensions||H-2.25 Dia-6.25 inches|
|Year Range from||960|
|Year Range to||1279|
10th century AD
11th century AD
12th century AD
13th century AD
|Exhibition and Publication History||
*"The Queens College Art Collection," 1960, #186.
*"Art of the East," Klapper Library, 1985, #13.
*"Thirty Years of Collecting," G-TM, 1986. M. Simon, Curator.
*"Discover! Selections from the G-TM of Queens College," Citibank L.I.C., 10/15-12/7/90, no catalogue.
*"Director's Choice, Part I," G-TM, 4/17-6/1/2002. A. Winter, Curator.
* "The Light of Infinite Wisdom," GT-M, 10/15 - 12/20/2003, A. Winter, X. Lin, Curators, #9, ill., p.11.