• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 330

    AN INSCRIBED DINGYAO MOLDED DISH

    JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)

    Price Realised  

    AN INSCRIBED DINGYAO MOLDED DISH
    JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)
    With shallow rounded sides, the interior molded with a medallion of two writhing dragons encircled by a wide band of lotus and peony scroll, all below a narrow band of cloud scrolls, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone continuing over the ring foot and base, and pooling on the exterior in olive-toned tears, with copper rim mount, the base inscribed Shang Shi Ju
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam., stand, box


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    The inscription, Shang Shi Ju, appears on other vessels used in conjunction with food preparation in the palace during the Northern Song and Jin dynasties.

    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION