London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese 'Longquan' celadon stem bowl, 15th century
with deep rounded sides rising to the everted rim, supported on a tall splayed foot, the centre incised with a medallion enclosing a leafy tree peony, the foot with an incised double bow-string, covered with an olive-green glaze except for the unglazed foot ring -- 5in. (12.6cm.) diam.
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