1018N09006_72HW2

1019N09006_72HW2

A 'Longquan' celadon 'Twin Fish' dish, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, late 13th-early 14th century. Photo Sotheby's

with shallow rounded sides rising to a broad flat rim, the interior crisply molded in relief with a pair of fish swimming in opposite directions with details burnt a striking orange in the firing, encircled by an incised scroll band around the well, the exterior molded with lotus petals radiating upwards from the foot, covered overall in a lustrous sea-green glaze except around the footrim. Diameter 13 3/4  in., 35 cm. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 USD

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 17 sept. 2013 - www.sothebys.com