Lot 2279. A fine Longquan celadon bowl, Early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 118,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012
The bowl is sturdily potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim. The interior is incised with a stylised floral spray to the centre within a medallion. It is covered overall with a thick lustrous glaze of sea-green tone, the base revealing the biscuit body burnt orange during the firing, Japanese wood box.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 28 November 2012. Hong Kong