Blue and white glazed porcelain Charger. Swankalot, SE Asia, 15th century. Photo Bonhams
Decorated with a large open peony surrounded by dark blue buds, and set within gently curving sides drawn with various blossoms and scrolling vines. 14 1/2 in. (36.6 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$1,000 - 1,500
Note: Compare with a closely related example in Frache,Southeast Asian Ceramics, 1976, no. 78, p. 116.
Provenance: Acquired from Spink & Son, 1982
Bonhams. Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian, 19 Mar 2012, New York www.bonhams.com