• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 191

    A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON 'TWIN-FISH' DISH

    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON 'TWIN-FISH' DISH
    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
    Sturdily potted with rounded sides rising to a flat everted rim, decorated on the interior with a pair of scaly fish moulded in high relief swimming in opposite directions, the exterior moulded with lotus petals radiating upward from the short foot, covered overall in a pale green glaze
    8¼ in. (21.5 cm) diam.


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    Provenance

    Brodie and Enid Lodge.
    Ezekiel Collection.


    Exhibited

    Exhibition of Celadon Wares, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 20 October - 20 December 1947, no. 29.