Lot 271 , A Chinese Ming dynasty Longquan celadon dish, 15th century, d. 45cm, hongmu stand,
A Chinese Ming dynasty Longquan celadon dish, 15th century, with fine crazing to the glaze, the centre moulded in relief with a lily, burnt orange ring to base, d. 45cm, hongmu stand,
There is fine crazing to the glaze all over and fine scratching to the interior of the dish consistent with age and use, there is a couple of high points in the glaze which have been worn down to reveal the biscuit very slightly, there is some slight staining to the crazing all over and two areas of the crazing have some slight touching in along a line extending from the rim to the centre, otherwise in reasonable condition, the wood stand in reasonable condition too.
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Sold for £2,000