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Shallow Bowl with Double Fish Motif


Artist Unknown (China)


12th-13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Shallow Bowl with Double Fish Motif, Artist Unknown (China)
Shallow Bowl with Double Fish Motif: Gallery Label - Current
: An Example of Sung Celadon
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Lung-ch’uan warePorcelaneous stoneware with celadon glaze
Size: 2 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. (5.72 x 21.91 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th-13th century, Sung dynasty
Physical Description: Bowl, shallow, with rim, of celadon ware from the Lung-Ch'uan district. The bottom is decorated with two fish in relief under the glaze, and the outside of the body is carved in a design of leaves. Thick, translucent bluish-green glaze on a body of greyis
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 43.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009