Lot 1342. A Longuan celadon 'dragon' dish,Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.
The center decorated in relief with a dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl, below foliate scroll carved and combed in the well, the exterior carved with a band of petals below the everted, dished rim, covered overall with a glaze of olive-green color, box.
Note: Compare a slightly larger (35 cm. diam.) Yuan dynasty Longquan 'dragon' dish of this type sold in these rooms, 21 September 2004, lot 233.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza