Ming Longquan Celadon Warming Bowl


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Object 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

Object History

From an important American Collection

Object Condition

Overall very good a small discoloured glaze crack but not I the body

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0)1242 227794

Dealer Location

PO Box 743
GL52 5ZB

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