A 'Longquan' celadon petal rim dish, Yuan-Ming dynasty, 14th century. Photo Sotheby's

incised in the center with a large lotus spray, encircled around the well with carved radiating flutes below a petal-lipped everted rim, covered overall with a sea-green glaze pooling in the recesses of the carving, leaving an unglazed orange ring on the base. Diameter 13 1/2  in., 34.3 cm. Estimation 12,000 — 16,000

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 17 sept. 2013 www.sothebys.com