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Longquan stoneware bowl. The bowl has translucent greyish green glaze. There are overlapping lotus petals carved on the exterior.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 63 millimetres
- Diameter: 138 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12h-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
Yuan dynasty, about 1279–1368
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Object reference number: RRC38680
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