Refined gathering II—selection of marchant and Japanese collection of ming porcelain

5351 | Hongwu period,(1368-1398 AD) A LONGQUAN‘LOTUS’PLATE

A LONGQUAN‘LOTUS’PLATE

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Size: D18.8cm

Signed and dated: Hongwu period,(1368-1398 AD)

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 280,000



PROVENANCE
• Sold by Sotheby’s Parke-Bernet,Hong Kong,31st October 1974,lot 41
• Formerly in a European private collection
• The S Marchant & Son,no.M4478

The dish is sturdily potted with shallow rounded sides rising to a flat everted rim and covered overall in a glaze of an even sea-green tone. The interior is incised to the centre with a single lotus spray enclosed within triple lines,surrounded by a continuous lotus scroll with six flowerheads on leafy vines,all below the rim decorated with a keyfret border.