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JUMP TO LOT
JUMP TO LOT

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A LARGE CARVED 'LONGQUAN' CELADON 'LOTUS' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY
of deep form rising from a short foot carved with a keyfret band, the steep sides carved around the exterior with a continuous band of lotus blooms and buds borne on an undulating leafy stem, the well carved with a further dense scrolling lotus band around a large central chrysanthemum flower, covered overall with a pale green glaze, thinning on the ridges and pooling in the recesses, reserved inside the footrim with a single band revealing the body underneath burnt a pale orange-red in the firing
25.8 cm, 10 1/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

A well-known type as several examples in the National Palace Museum Collection, Taipei, illustrated in Tsai Mei-fen, Green-Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, Taipei, 2009, pls. 16-20, demonstrate.

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