Chinese celadon bowl, Lungchuan ware, Yuan dynasty, 14th century AD
Chinese celedon bowl, the exterior with carved ribs, the interior with a small impressed roundel of a bird, in a pleasing jade-green glaze. Lungchuan ware, Yuan dynasty, 14th century AD
11.5cm wide, 6.5cm high
ref. Gompertz- Chinese Celedon Wares- p185 for some similar wares, recovered from a Yuan vessel wrecked off Korea. This bowl was purchased in Indonesia, where celedons were keenly sought after in the Yuan & Ming dynasties. There is still a trace of the red earth of Indonesia on the base.
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