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

BonhamsIndian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian, 19 Mar 2012, New York