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Longquan stoneware dish with high rounded sides and flattened rim. The dish has greyish green glaze.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 40 millimetres
- Diameter: 141 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song 13thCRoom 95 label text:
Dish with moulded fish
This dish has two moulded fish applied beneath the celadon glaze. Chinese people regard paired fish as a rebus (visual pun) for abundance as the words for both fish 魚 and abundance 餘, are pronounced yu.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, carved and with applied moulded decoration with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Southern Song to Yuan dynasty, AD 1200–1300
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Object reference number: RRC38682
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