Lot 245. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Peony' dish, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Diameter 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
the interior centered by an impressed peony blossom wreathed by a ring of leaves, further bordered by a ring of carved tapering clefts, encircled by a single line border, the cavetto freely carved with further foliate motifs, covered overall in a rich seafoam-green glaze save for a ring on the base fired orange.
Provenance: C.C. Lai, Toronto.