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A LARGE 'LONGQUAN' CELADON 'LANDSCAPE' BASIN
MING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1400
Estimation
6 0008 000
Lot. Vendu 52,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION

A LARGE 'LONGQUAN' CELADON 'LANDSCAPE' BASIN
MING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1400
Estimation
6 0008 000
Lot. Vendu 52,500 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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A LARGE 'LONGQUAN' CELADON 'LANDSCAPE' BASIN
MING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1400
the rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted barbed rim, the slightly recessed central medallion freely carved with a landscape scene detailed with tall pine trees, encircled by stylised floral sprays at the well and repeated on the exterior, the rim bordered by a scrolling foliage pattern, covered overall in a thick celadon glaze leaving a ring on the underside burnt buff-orange during firing, the foot inscribed in Arabic script (Sultan Sulaiman Shikoh, 1635 – 1662)
43.5 cm, 17 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Acquired by the family of the present owner during the early 20th century.
Thence by descent.

Description

The five-drilled-dots pattern on the base of the present dish is also found on celadon wares in the collection of Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, such as a Longquan charger decorated with peony, attributed to the late 14th to early 15th century, illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics In The Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul. A Complete Catalogue. I. Yuan and Ming Dynasty Celadon Wares, London, 1986, pl. 234.

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