Celadon basin with double-fish decals produced in the Longquan Kiln

 

Southern Song Dynasty
Height: 6cm
Mouth diameter: 23.5cm
Foot diameter: 13cm

Wide mouth, folded rim, ring foot. Right in the middle of the basin is adorned with double-fish decal, and the outer surface is carved in relief some chrysanthemum petals. Two holes are chiseled respectively in symmetry on both sides of the rim. They can be fixed with metal handles for easy carry.

The jade-green basin is decorated with clear double-fish decal; it is a typical work of the Longquan Kiln in the Southern Song Dynasty.