Song Dynasty Longquan Celadon Twin Fish Bowl
AGE: – Southern Song Dynasty 1127 – 1279
CONSTRUCTION: – Ceramic/stoneware
HEIGHT: – 4.5cm
BASE DIAMETER: – 7cm
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Song Dynasty Longquan Celadon Twin Fish Bowl with beautiful lotus petals radiating upwards from the base on the outer wall, with a pair of raised fish on the inner base of the bowl.
Fish are seen extensively in Chinese Ceramics from the earliest times, it is believed that fish bring abundance in all ways. Two fish is especially auspicious for bringing a double abundance of good fortune and marital harmony. These bowls are sometimes referred to as wedding bowls.