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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1887

    A FINE AND LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON BARBED-RIM CHARGER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE AND LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON BARBED-RIM CHARGER
    EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH/15TH CENTURY

    Sturdily potted, the slightly convex centre encircled by a flaring petal-moulded well rising to the barbed everted rim with raised edge, covered with a lustrous glaze of rich sea-green tone, continuing over the moulded foot rim onto the base, the underside with an unglazed ring burnt orange in the firing
    18¾ in. (47.8 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box


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    A similar charger from the Edward T. Chow and T.Y. Chao collections was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 18 November 1986, lot 27 (48 cm.); a larger example sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 3 December 2008, lot 2538.

    Provenance

    An important Japanese private collection