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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 240

    A DINGYAO CARVED PETAL-LOBED DISH

    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY

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    A DINGYAO CARVED PETAL-LOBED DISH
    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 11TH-12TH CENTURY
    With slightly rounded, widely flared sides applied in slip on the interior with six narrow ribs rising to six corresponding notches in the rim, the center carved with a lotus spray, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone falling in olive-green tears on the exterior and continuing over the foot to cover the base, the rim unglazed
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam.


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    A Ding ware dish of this shape, similarly carved with a lotus sprig in the center and applied with thin ribs of slip, and formerly in the Heeramaneck Collection, is illustrated by J. Wirgin, Sung Ceramic Designs, London, 1979, pl. 58c. This dish, unlike the present example, has a metal-bound rim.

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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1985.