17 September 2008
A DING-TYPE BRACKET-LOBED BOWL
FIVE DYNASTIES PERIOD, 10TH CENTURY
The widely flared sides rising to a rim neatly cut in the shape of four bracket-lobed petals, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone falling somewhat irregularly to the edge of the spreading foot ring, the base unglazed to expose the fine white ware
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) across
Acquired in Hong Kong in 1996.
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