Chinese Antiquities Brian Page Antiques

Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Alms Bowl


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1492: Item # 1323415

Please refer to our stock # M0948 when inquiring.
Brian Page Antiques
View Seller Profile
Brighton, Sussex,
United Kingdom
Tel: 01273 622152

Guest Book
 * SOLD * 
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Alms Bowl

This attractively-shaped bowl, the form often referred to as an alms bowl, was made during the 13th - 14th century at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is heavily-potted and coated in an glossy golden-green glaze. The foot rim is square cut with the recessed base remaining unglazed revealing the pale grey porcelaneous body. Unusually there is also a circular unglazed area in the centre of the bowl where, presumably, another object was placed inside this bowl during firing in the kiln. The glaze has discoloured in places, there is a blister to the glaze to the inner mouth, and there is a kiln scar to the outer lower body, these all caused during manufacture.

Diameter 14 cm (5.5 inches), height 8.5 cm (3.33 inches). There is a hairline crack to the wall and a tiny chip to the glaze at the rim edge but there is no repair or restoration.

*** TO ORDER THIS ITEM PLEASE EMAIL US QUOTING OUR STOCK NUMBER (see above) - WE SHALL THEN EMAIL YOU BACK WITH POSTAGE COSTS AND PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS ***

*** FOR FULL DETAILS OF OUR GUARANTEE AND PAYMENT OPTIONS, PLEASE CLICK ON "Buying from us - All you need to know" ON OUR HOME PAGE ***