Lot 8099. A Longquan celadon 'Lotus' dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 3/4in (34.5 cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 1,600 - 2,400). © Bonhams 2001-2018
The rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a broad everted flange with galleried-rim, the floor freely incised with a lotus blossom, encircled by scrolling foliage decorating the well, covered overall with an olive-green glaze, stopping short of the edge of the burnt-orange foot ring.