24 March 2004
A RARE DING-TYPE WINE POT AND COVER
FIVE DYNASTIES PERIOD (907-960)
The finely potted vessel of globular form tapering to a short cylindrical foot, applied with a grooved strap handle opposite a short angled spout, the flat cover with a stem-form knob, covered overall with a clear glaze pooling to pale green in the recesses
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high, box
Sotheby's, New York, 4 June 1986, lot 77.
Chinese Ceramics from the Scheinman Collection; Christie's, New York, 23 March 1995, lot 47.
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Baltimore, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Born of Earth and Fire, Chinese Ceramics from the Scheinman Collection, 9 September-8 November, 1992, no. 48
Compare the similar ewer and cover with a narrow raised band encircling the shoulder illustrated in Zhongguo Taoci Quanji - 9 - Dingyao, Shanghai, 1981, 20.
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