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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.166

  • Description

    Ding porcelain dish with multi-lobed, flower-shaped rim. Creamy white. There is an incised petal detail on the interior.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 12thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 42 millimetres
    • Diameter: 202 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Early 12thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 166

    Flower-shaped dish


    The main Ding ware workshops were located in Jianci village, Quyang county, Hebei province, and were in almost constant operation from the early eighth until the mid-fourteenth century. In the Tang dynasty (AD 618–907), the area was called Dingzhou prefecture which is why their products are known as Ding wares. During the first half of the tenth century, Ding wares were often made in the shape of flowers and left undecorated. Later in the tenth and early eleventh century incised, combed and applied designs were created. From the mid-eleventh century, potters used reusable, intricately-carved moulds which sped up the production process.


    Stoneware with incised decoration, transparent glaze
    Ding ware 定窯
    Quyang county, Hebei province 河北省,曲陽縣
    Northern Song or Jin dynasty, about AD 1100–1200PDF 166

    白釉花式盤


    定窯窯址主要位於河北省曲陽縣澗磁村,其燒造時間自八世紀早期一直延續至十四世紀中期。因其地在唐代(618-907年)被稱為定州,故而得名。十世紀上半葉,定窯主要燒造花瓣造型器物及素面器物。到了十世紀晚期至十一世紀早期,出現了刻劃花、篦劃及貼花裝飾手法。自十一世紀中期以來,陶工使用可重複使用的、刻花精美的陶模來提高生產速度。


    生燒瓷器,劃花,透明釉
    定窯
    河北省曲陽縣
    北宋或金代,約1100-1200年

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  • Bibliography

    • Hobson, Rackham & King 1931 p. 13, Fig. 24 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2001 p. 30, no. 25 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1980 p.18, no.38 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc10/sh6

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the W. C. Alexander Collection.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.166

Ding porcelain dish with multi-lobed, flower-shaped rim. Creamy white. There is an incised petal detail on the interior.

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