• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    A SMALL DINGYAO DISH

    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 10TH-11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL DINGYAO DISH
    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 10TH-11TH CENTURY
    With slightly curved sides flaring from the flat base to the petal-lobed rim, covered allover below the unglazed rim with a glaze of ivory tone falling in olive tears on the exterior; together with a small Junyao saucer dish, Northern Song dynasty, with shallow rounded sides flaring widely to the everted rim, covered inside and out with a milky-blue glaze thinning to mushroom on the edge of the rim and falling irregularly onto the circular foot ring
    4 5/8 and 4 5/16 in. (12.1 and 11 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Dingyao dish: C. Edward Wells, Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1963.
    Junyao dish: acquired prior to 1978.


    Exhibited

    Both: 3500 Years of Chinese Art: Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, Israel Museum, Jersusalem, 1987.