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    Sale 13755

    Classical Chinese Art from the Sui to the Song Dynasties

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3115

    A RARE DING MOULDED 'CHILONG' DISH

    JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)

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    A RARE DING MOULDED 'CHILONG' DISH
    JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)
    The dish is potted with gently rounded sides rising from a countersunk base, crisply moulded with a coiled chilong amidst leafy pomegranate scrolls, the well with a band of cloud scrolls below a keyfret band, covered with a clear ivory-toned glaze. The mouth is mounted with a metal ring.
    5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam., box


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    A Ding dish with identical moulded design is in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in Decorated Porcelains of Dingzhou: White Ding Wares from the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2014, cover and pp. 172-173, no. II-112. The author notes that this design is very similar to a dish mould dated to the 24th year of Dading (1184), found in Beizhen, Quyang city, see ibid, p. 173.