A large Longquan celadon 'peony' barbed charger Early Ming dynasty
Lot 317
A large Longquan celadon 'peony' barbed charger Early Ming dynasty
Sold for HK$ 412,500 (US$ 53,225) inc. premium
Lot Details
A large Longquan celadon 'peony' barbed charger
Early Ming dynasty
The sturdily potted dish rising from a thick foot, flared at the sides and rising to a barbed rim, finely moulded with a floral design featuring a central medallion of peony blossoms amongst leafy sprays within bordered rims, the sides lightly impressed with meandering floral scrolls, the exterior framed by a pronounced ribbed motif, all covered with an olive-green and thick translucent glaze.
50.2cm diam.

Footnotes

  • For a Longquan celadon barbed charger of smaller size in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, see Tsai Mei-fen ed, Green - Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, Taipei, 2009, pp.74-75, no.30. For a closely related example sold at auction, see a Longquan celadon barbed charger sold at Christies Hong Kong, 30 May 2012, lot 4241.

    明早期 龍泉窯青釉刻花菱口折沿大盤

    釉色光滑,呈青綠色。盤呈花口折沿,敝口,口沿平出,弧形壁,圓圈足。外壁作凹凸直條摺稜,內壁刻纏枝花卉紋,線條輕快,刀法靈活。內底寬平,以雙線勾勒出圓形開光,中央刻劃出一枝牡丹花,其葉子肥大茂密,覆蓋整個內底平面,典雅華美。

    與本盤之形製及內壁紋飾相似的國立台北故宮博物院例子,可見蔡玫芬編,《碧綠-明代龍泉窯青瓷》,台北,2009,頁74-75,編號30。該例子內底中心採用印花,平積較本盤為小,只有33.5厘米寬。傳世品中青釉花口折沿大盤之例,可參考香港佳士得,2012年5月30日,拍品編號4241。
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