A Cute Longquan Bird-Feeder of S. Song Dynasty.
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A Longquan bird-feeder was in plain form.
Well mold in round shape, the vessel was preserved in perfect condition.
The loop hole was sealed by the glaze slip.
There are glaze crackles yielded on the surface when whitish incursions were happened inside the cup.
They were caused from long time of age.
It was a rare piece from which some similar ones were in the collection of the Palace Museum of Beijing(see last two photos).
Date: Southern Song/Yuan periods, 11th-13th century.
Body width: 5.4cm, Height: 3.5cm.