16 September 1999
A Dingyao Carved Dish
Northern Song Dynasty
The body flaring and then angling upwards to the metal-bound rim, well carved on the interior with a peony sprig with combed details below a single line border, covered inside and out with a glaze of ivory tone continuing over the foot rim to cover the base
6.3/8in. (16.2cm.) diam.
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Compare the similarly decorated dish of the same size included in An Exhibition of Important Chinese Ceramics from the Robert Chang Collection, Christie's, London, 2 - 14 June 1993, no. 1, where a number of dishes with the same decoration are cited.
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