Lot 508. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Diaper and floral' barbed-rim charger, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter 14¼ in., 36 cm. Estimate 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold 11,970 USD. © Sotheby's 2020.
sturdily-potted, the shallow rounded sides rising from a short footring to an everted barbed rim, carved to the interior with a trellis diaper medallion encircled by freely incised scrolling lotus, covered overall with a lustrous sea-green celadon glaze, the underside with an unglazed ring of burnt orange clay body.