London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A large celadon glazed charger, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
the wide central roundel incised with a trellis pattern within a foilate edged border, rising to a wide cavetto with peony blossoms and scrolling leafy foliage, the flattened rim edge with a panel of geometric key-fret motifs, the curved exterior edge with similar scrolling peony, covered in a thick olive glaze -- 20in. (50.8cm.) diam.
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