Lot 91. A 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.3 cm, 5 1/4 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
of conical form, rising from a short foot to widely flared sides, covered overall in a unctuous sea-green colour glaze suffused with crackles, the narrow foot ring left unglazed revealing the stoneware burnt brownish-orange in the firing.