A Longquan 'marriage' dish Southern Song
Lot 501
A Longquan 'twin fish' brushwasher Southern Song dynasty
HK$ 50,000 - 80,000
US$ 6,400 - 10,000
Lot Details
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.

Footnotes

  • 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.

    南宋 龍泉窯青釉雙魚洗
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