15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
A DINGYAO CARVED HEXALOBED DISH
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
The dish, with shallow, rounded sides, is carved in the center with a lotus blossom borne on a leafy stem below six thin ribs of slip applied to the sides and the everted, petal-lobed rim where they end at the unglazed edge, and is covered overall with a glaze of creamy white tone that continues onto the base.
5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam.
Christie's London, 10 December 1990, lot 100.
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