Lot 131. A Longquan celadon 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty (AD 960-1279); 5 1⁄4 in.(13.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000. Price Realised USD 4,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.
The rounded sides rise from the tapering foot to the everted rim and are carved on the exterior with a band of upright petals. The center of the interior is relief-decorated with two small fish, all under a glaze of pale sea-green color.
Provenance: Kaikodo, New York, 20 January 2000.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020