16 September 2016
A QINGBAI CARVED PETAL-LOBED DISH
SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
The center is carved with a leafy peony stem below ribs of slip that rise to the six notches in the flower-form rim, and the dish is covered inside and out with a glaze of aqua tone. Together with a qingbai molded bowl, which is molded in the center with a pair of mandarin ducks in flight below six panels of flowers in vases or jardinières molded on the deep sides, and is covered inside and out with a bluish glaze below the unglazed rim.
5 ¾ and 7 1/16 in. (14.5 and 18 cm.) diam.
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