London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A HENAN BLACK-GLAZED DISH
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
The dish is covered all over in an unctuous black glaze thinning at the mouth rim to dark russet brown tones, the glaze falling short of the base to reveal the buff-coloured body.
6 ¾ in. (17 cm.) diam.
Property from a private Belgian collection, acquired in the 1960's and 1970's.
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