Ding porcelain dish, with copper-bound rim. Creamy white. There are two ducks amongst reeds on interior.
- Made in: Quyang (county)
- (Asia,China,Hebei (province),Quyang)
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 217 millimetres
Published PDF date : Northern SongRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with mandarin ducks
Pairs of mandarin ducks, as seen on this dish are an emblem of marital bliss.
Stoneware with incised decoration, transparent glaze and copper rim mount
Quyang county, Hebei province 河北省, 曲陽縣
Northern Song dynasty, about AD 1086–1127
On display: G95/dc9/sh3
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the W. C. Alexander Collection.
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Object reference number: RRC38613
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