This is a Northern Song dynsty qingpai hexafoil bowl from the well known hetian yao or hetian kiln. It has a very artistically free hand incised flower on the cavetto and center of the bowl. It has a beautiful sky blue colour.
Generally it is in very good condition. The glaze condition is good with some minor manufacturing faults and glaze crazing as shown in the pictures. There is only a small nick which has a restoration on it, as shown in picture 3. It does not affect the aesthetic of the bowl at all. The footrim is a bit uneven and flatten at certain place, see picture no. 4. It is flatten between 6 o'clock to 9 o'clock.
The dimension of the qingpai bowl: the diameter is 17.2cm and the height is 5.5cm.