Ming Longquan Celadon Warming Bowl

Ming Longquan Celadon Warming  Bowl
Ming Longquan Celadon Warming  Bowl Ming Longquan Celadon Warming  Bowl Ming Longquan Celadon Warming  Bowl Ming Longquan Celadon Warming  Bowl
Offered by: Catherine Hunt Oriental Ceramics
Dealer reference: 5860

Description

Ming late 16th Century 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
From a private American collection

Diameter: 13.50cm (5.31 inches)

Condition

Overall very good. A glaze crack is slightly discoloured this is in the glaze and not the body and shown on the Photos

Date

Circa 1580

Price

£1,800.00

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