Ming Dynasty Longquan Celadon Teabowl


A celadon bowl fired in the Longquan kiln in the Ming dynasty. It has a shallow and small vessel shape and a wide base glazed until foot. The iron-rich brown clay and the translucent celadon glaze with icy crackle glaze are the characteristics of the Longquan celadon of this era; it was called Shichikan (seven official) celadon and prized in Japan.

At the time, the Longquan celadon, which enhanced the character of the private kiln, was used to produce court utensils while also manufacturing everyday utensils, which were exported to various places. It is believed that this piece was brought to Japan at that time, and there is tea astringency on the interior, and the foot is highly smooth like tanned leather. An excellent inherited teabowl with many highlights.

There is an old kintsugi repair and a hairline on the rim, but no other noticeable defects exist. It fits in an old box with the words “Celadon bowl”.

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