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Ming Longquan Celadon Warming Bowl


Reserved


Category
Period
Reference
5860
Diameter
14 cm (5 1/2")
Ming late 16th Century Chinese celadon warming bowl, made at the kilns at Longquan. An unusual and rare item. A difficult piece to pot in celadon.
The bowl is potted with a hollow internal compartment which is accessed by a hole in the base, as shown on the photos.
The glaze is of a good colour and typical of the later 16th century celadons and covers a carved pattern in the body. The sides are incised with flower sprays and the bottom of the interior of the bowl is carved with a large flower head
The Glaze is lightly crackled
Diameter
14 cm (5 1/2")
Year
c 1580
Medium
celadon stoneware
Country
China
Provenance
From a private American Collection
Condition
Overall very good. A glaze crack is slightly discoloured this is in the glaze and not the body and shown on the Photos