Lot 1077. A large carved Longquan celadon dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 31,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.
The heavily potted dish is incised on the center of the interior with lotus blossom which is repeated in the fluted well below the everted foliate rim, all under a glaze of even olive-green tone which continues over the foot onto the base except for an unglazed circle burnt orange in the firing.
The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection.
Provenance: Warren E. Cox Associates, Inc., New York, 3 November 1966.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 September 2019