A large blue and white deep dish, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

 Lot 877. A large blue and white deep dish, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century; 14 1/4in (36cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€6,800 - 10,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.  

Painted in outline and wash with a single stylized peony spray in a roundel framed by a narrow band of flower petals centering the floor of the well, a band of peony buds and leafy stems filling the cavetto and a diffuse scrolling tendril pattern to the inside edge of the rim, the reverse outlined with a jeweled lappet pattern and the recessed base within the foot ring colored with brown wash. 

Published: James H. Brow and Anh Hoang Brow, 'Vietnamese Ceramics: A Ten Thousand Year Continuum,' Arts of Asia, March-April 2004, p. 92, no. 30. 

Note: For comparable deep dish of similar size in the collection of Quynh Kieu, see John Stevenson and John Guy, Vietnamese Ceramics: A Separate Tradition, 1997, p. 305, no. 239 (34cm diameter).

Bonhams. FINE ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 18 Dec 2017, 11:00 PST, SAN FRANCISCO  

NDB: The same dish proposed in March 2017 at Zetterquist Galleries

A large blue and white deep dish, Lê dynasty, 15th-16th century

Large Blue and White Peony Plate, Lê Dynasty, 15th–16th c. A.D., Vietnam © Zetterquist Galleries

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