• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 364

    AN UNUSUAL LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED DISH

    MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL LONGQUAN CELADON CARVED DISH
    MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY
    With shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the center carved with a central lotus spray surrounded by a frieze of fine lotus scroll in the well and a narrow band of classic scroll at the rim, the exterior with a further frieze of lotus meander above a band of key fret encircling the shallow, slightly tapered foot ring, covered inside and out with a glaze of soft sea-green color which continues over the foot to cover the base except for a ring burnt orange in the firing
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Robert E. Curtis Asiatic Arts, Kyoto, 1961.
    John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.