26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000
A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY
Heavily potted with deep rounded sides, the exterior carved with two scrolling, leafy chrysanthemum stems below a zigzag diaper border, the center of the interior impressed with a peony sprig below freely carved peony scroll in the well, covered with a glaze of olive-green color, most of the base unglazed and burnt red in the firing
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) diam.
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