15 - 16 March 2015
A DINGYAO CARVED 'LOTUS' DISH
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127)
The shallow, rounded dish is delicately carved on the interior with a leafy lotus stem bearing one large blossom, and covered overall with an even glaze of warm ivory tone below the unglazed rim.
8 ½ in. (21.8 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
Private collection, Japan, formed in the 1940s.
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