Longquan porcelain dish with recessed area in the centre. 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: 51 millimetres
- Diameter: 202 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12th-13thCRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with lotus petals
This dish is decorated outside with a stylised overlapping lotus petal pattern and is a typical product of the southern Longquan kilns. Connoisseurs regard the finest wares as those with bluish glazes made in the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries such as this bowl.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, carved with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省，龍泉地區
Southern Song dynasty, about 1200–1279
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Object reference number: RRC38646
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