A pair of 'Longquan' celadon-glazed birdfeeders, Song - Yuan Dynasty

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). 

ProvenanceCollection 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. 

ExhibitionChinese 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