Lot 267. A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed birdfeeders, Song - Yuan Dynasty. Width 2 in., 5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold. Photo Sotheby's.
each of lotus form with deep rounded sides rising to an incurved rim, the sides molded with concentric layers of over-lapping petals, the shoulder applied to one side with a small lug handle, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base burnt orange in the firing (2).
Provenance: Collection of Captain S.N. Ferris Luboshez, USN, acquired in China in the mid-1940s.
Sotheby's New York, 18th November 1982, lot 85.
Kaikodo, New York.
Exhibition: Chinese Art from the Ferris Luboshez Collection, University of Maryland Art Gallery, 1972, cat. no. 119.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 mars 2016, 10:00 AM