Home past auctions Contemporary Ceramics 14 - 17 November 2016 8 Charles Vyse Bowl, circa 1935


(British, 1882-1971)
Bowl, circa 1935
Stoneware, the interior with pale grey blue glaze over an incised band of foliate design, the exterior with dark olive green glaze, incised CHARLES VYSE CHELSEA
H 8.7cm, D 18.5cm
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, London EXHIBITED: 'Ceramics from China' Exhibition, Benaki Museum, Athens, 7 June to 11 September 2016 PUBLISHED: George Manginis, 'China Rediscovered: The Benaki Museum Collection of Chinese Ceramics', Haus Publishing Ltd, London 2016; illustrated p.18 figure 4 When the Benaki Museum was inaugurated in 1931, a special room was devoted to Chinese Art and included a group of ceramics selected and donated to the Greek nation by George Eumorfopoulos. Living in Chelsea, London since 1922, Eumorfopoulos was the neighbour of Charles and Nell Vyse who were frequent visitors to his museum quality collection. Their handling of the antique ceramics in the collection and their studies on glaze chemistry enabled the Vyses to emulate the Chinese stoneware glazes. The incised decoration to the interior of this bowl draws on 'Cizhou-style' wares associated with the Northern Song to Yuan period in the 11–14th century.

CONDITION: Perfect condition with no damage or restoration

Estimate :

£400 - £600


Hammer Price:


Bidding Ended :

Thursday, 17 November 2016 10:14:00

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