18 - 19 September 2014
A LONGQUAN CELADON 'TWIN FISH' DISH
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
The dish has rounded sides carved on the exterior with upright petals below the everted rim pierced for the fitting of metals handles, and the center of the interior is relief-decorated with two fish, all under a glaze of soft sea-green color. Together with a Longquan celadon, rounded, conical bowl carved on the exterior with petals that rise from the small foot, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty.
6¾ and 6¾ in. (17.2 and 17.2 cm.) diam., Japanese wood boxes
A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s.
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