A phoenix-pattern lobed silver bowl

宋     銀捶揲鳳紋花式盌

The bowl is of six-lobed form with round sides, supported a high foot. The centre of the interior is decorated in repousse technique with a  dancing phoenix, wings outspread and long tail arched high over the head. The silver is patinated to a purplish-brown colour. 

Dimensions: Diameter: 11.5 cm, 4 ½ inches

Date: Song dynasty (960-1279)

Stock No. 821

Price: On Request