15 September 2016
A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
The deep sides are carved on the exterior with overlapping petals and covered with an unctuous bluish-green glaze. The mouth is bound with a gilt-metal rim.
4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1934(Fletcher Fund).
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