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Ding porcelain bowl with shallow sides. Creamy white. There is an inscription in the centre.
- Made in: Hebei
- (Asia,China,Hebei (province))
- Height: 44 millimetres
- Diameter: 189 millimetres
Inscription TransliterationDingzhou gongyong
Inscription Translation‘Ding prefecture, for general use‘.
Published PDF date : Northern Song 10th-11th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with inscription
This bowl has a four character inscription stamped in the centre which reads 定州公用 (Dingzhou gongyong ‘Dingzhou [Ding prefecture] for general use‘). This dish is much coarser than Ding wares are usually.
Stoneware with transparent glaze
Hebei province 河北省
Northern Song dynasty, about AD 1000–1100
PDF Card: Purchased by Karlbeck for sale to Sir Percival David.
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Object reference number: RRC38590
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