A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 390. A 'Longquan' celadon 'Lotus' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 20.8cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot sold  6,250 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008

the deep rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, the interior carved with a floral medallion encircled by a broad peony band, carved around the exterior with two rows of lotus petals and covered overall in a thick bluish-green glaze

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London