Song ceramics from a distinguished Asian family collection (lots 501-509)
A Longquan 'twin fish' brushwasher
Southern Song dynasty Potted with slightly lobed sides in resemblance to upright lotus petals on the exterior, rising to a flat everted rim, the interior moulded with a pair of fish swimming in opposite directions, detailed with fin and raised scales within a circle, covered overall in a pale green glaze. 13.2cm diam.
Provenance来源: Liu Liangyou personal collection 劉良佑私人收藏
For a closely related but larger example of a Longquan celadon brushwasher, moulded with twin-fish decoration, see Simon Kwan and Li Zhiyan, Song Ceramics, Hong Kong, 2012, pg. 208, pl.57.
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