Porcellanous white bowl with rolled lip. Large treadrops of glaze on the exterior and wheel marks on the interior. Probably made at the Xing kilns. The white flat footring is known as a 'bi' disc foot, after the ancient ritual jade 'bi'. Bowls of this type represent later stages of Ding ware; similar examples have been excavated at Gongxian, Henan province. They were widely exported and have been found at Samarra in Iraq, which previously gave them the name 'Samarra type'.
- Found/Acquired: China
- Diameter: 6 inches
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Object reference number: RRC14142
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