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Longquan porcelain bowl. The dish has greyish-green glaze. There are overlapping lotus petals carved on the exterior.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 69 millimetres
- Diameter: 162 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song-Yuan 13thCRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with lotus petals
This bowl is decorated outside with a stylised overlapping lotus petal pattern and is a typical product of the southern Longquan kilns. Lotuses are a symbol of purity. Similar bowls were made for a long period in China and many were exported.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省，龍泉地區
Southern Song to Yuan dynasty, about 1200–1300
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Object reference number: RRC38647
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