Coupe en porcelaine céladon Longquan. Chine, dynastie Yuan, début du XIVème siècle. Estimate €40,000 – €60,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014
The dish is of simple, flat form with low rounded sides and is covered in an attractive bluish-green celadon glaze, thinning to white at the rim. There is an unglazed central ring to the base, exposing the pale body darkening to an orange-brown tone at the edges. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam.
Provenance: With Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London, 2006.
The Capelo Collection of Early Ceramics.
Literature: Francisco Capelo & Regina Krahl, Forms of Pleasure: Chinese Ceramics from Burial to Daily Life, p. 174, no. 67.
Longquan Celadon, Southern Song to Early Ming, Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, London, catalogue no. 8.
Exhibited: Museu Nacional do Azulejo, From Ritual to Daily Use. Chinese Ceramic from Francisco Capelo Collection, Lisbon, June 2009, catalogue no. 67.
A LONGQUAN CELADON SHALLOW DISH. CHINA, YUAN DYNASTY, EARLY 14TH CENTURY
CHRISTIE’S. ART D’ASIE, 10 December 2014, Paris