A Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

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Lot 56. A Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 121⁄4 in. (33.3 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 3,000 - £5,000© Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The dish is decorated to the centre with a moulded dragon, the cavetto detailed with a foliate scroll, the celadon glaze pooling a darker tone within the carved recesses. The unglazed ring to the base is fired an orange tone.

Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020