3 November 2009
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.
Brodie and Enid Lodge.
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Exhibition of Celadon Wares, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 20 October - 20 December 1947, no. 29.
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