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Important celadon ware dish

Longquan kilns celadon ware
China
Beginning of the 15th century
Ming
Diameter : 46 cm

The round dish with slightly curved sides, the center decorated with a cash and trellis diaper design, the cavetto with freely incised wave pattern. The foot ring and base are glazed apart from a ring for firing. The base  with a drilled افضل (afḍal) auspicious mark, which means "the best".

Harrison-Hall Jessica. Ming Ceramics in the British Museum. N°16:72.
Pope John Alexander. Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine. Plate 123