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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    A carved Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynsty, (1279-1368)

    Price Realised  

    A carved Longquan celadon dish, Yuan dynsty, (1279-1368)
    carved to the central medallion with a large lotus spray, the fluted well rising to a flat everted rim, covered in a soft pale green glaze, the foot ring burnt orange in the firing - 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) diam., box


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    Provenance

    The Edward T. Chow Collection.
    Previously sold in London, 7 June 1994, lot 326.


    Literature

    Compare with the dish illustrated by Krahl in Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. I, cat. nos. 72 and 73. For a barbed rim example with a similar central lotus design, see Gompertz, Chinese Celadon Wares, London, 1980, pl. 98A, p. 184.