15 - 16 March 2015
A SMALL LONGQUAN CELADON WASHER
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
The washer is finely potted with an angular profile rising from the short foot to a slightly everted rim, and is covered overall with an even crackled glaze of sea-green tone.
4 in. (10.1 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
Private collection, Japan, acquired in the 1990s.
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