• 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 336

    AN UNUSUAL LONGQUAN CELADON OCTAGONAL DISH

    EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL LONGQUAN CELADON OCTAGONAL DISH
    EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
    Stoutly potted, the sides angled above the foot before flaring in a curve to the rim, the center carved with a peony spray within an ogival cartouche below eight panels of lingzhi sprigs, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green color continuing over the ring foot, the base with broad unglazed circle burnt orange in the firing
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) across, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.