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LONGQUAN CELADON WASHER

SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)

9.3 cm diameter, 3.5 cm high

The small washer is delicately potted and supported on a raised foot rising to spreading sides and flaring rim. The washer is covered with a luminous blue-green glaze suffused with a network of even crackles. The recessed base is glazed. The unglazed foot rim shows the orange-brown fired clay.

 

 

Provenance:

 

Formerly in the private collection of Dries Blitz