18 June 2002
A LARGE EARLY MING CELADON DISH
With broad medallion and shallow rounded sides rising from a wide foot to an everted petal rim, the centre of the interior moulded with a peony containing the character 'Chen', and surrounded by carved radiating chrysanthemum petals, all under a grey-green celadon glaze thinning to pale grey over the extremities
13¾ in. (35 cm.) diam.
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