Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
A moulded and carved Longquan celadon 'dragon' dish, early Ming dynasty, 13th - 14th century, the heavily potted dish relief-decorated at the centre with a writhing four-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, enclosed by an incised wave design at the cavetto below the everted, flattened rim, the exterior carved with a series of ribs to the sides, all beneath a rich green glaze.
Diameter c. 35.5 cm (14in.)
Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul
From a private Swedish collection, purchased during the early 20th century.
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