28 May 2014
A LONGQUAN CELADON 'LOTUS PETAL' BOWL
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
With gently rounded sides standing on a small short foot ring, the bowl is carved and moulded around the exterior with overlapping upright petals and covered with a pale celadon glaze pooling slightly below the rim, the foot rim is unglazed.
6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1980s
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