A good Yuan dynasty 13th - 14th century longquang celadon large dragon dish, rounded side with flattened rim and deep center, decorate with large dragon chasing flaming pearl motif at the center, inner wall decorate with carved weave motif, outer wall decorate with raised lotus petal motif, covered with green glaze.
Dish is in good condition, no chip no crack no restoration, crackled at glaze surface.
Size: 35 cm diameter.
A similar dish with dragon design is illustrated in Chinese Celadons and Other Related Wares in Southeast Asia, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society, Singapore, 1979, cover and pls. 128 and 129. See, also, Sougen no bijutsu (The Art of the Song and Yuan dynasties), Osaka Municipal Art Museum, 1978, p. 20, pl. 62. Other celadon dishes of this design are illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. I, London, 1986, pp. 255-6, nos. 58-62.