An Exceptional 'Longquan' 'Kinuta' 'Twin Fish' Bowl

Lot 394. An Exceptional 'Longquan' 'Kinuta' 'Twin Fish' Bowl, Song Dynasty  (960-1279); 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 15,000—25,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008

the well-potted deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a broad flaring rim, finely modelled in high relief to the interior with a pair of swimming fish, covered overall in an exceptional glossy bluish-green 'kinuta' glaze save for the base of the footring. 

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London