A small Longquan celadon bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 747. A small Longquan celadon bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $8,750© Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.

The wide, rounded sides are covered inside and out with an attractive glaze of bluish-grey color. The mouth rim is covered with a metal rim..

Note: A bowl with similar glaze and form in the Eumorfopoulos Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum, is illustrated by R. Kerr in Song Dynasty Ceramics, London, 2004, p. 92, pl. 93.

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