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Ding porcelain dish with six lobes. White.
- Made in: Shanxi
- (Asia,China,Shanxi (province))
- Height: 32 millimetres
- Diameter: 155 millimetres
Published PDF date : 11th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with six-lobed rim
Potters modelled this dish on a silver ware form. The base and foot of both are glazed. 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. Ding wares were often made in the shape of flowers and left undecorated.
Stoneware with transparent glaze
Shanxi province 山西省
Northern Song dynasty, about AD 1000–1100
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the W.C. Alexander Collection. PDF Card: Acquired in 1931 via Sotheby lot 35 (2) Sparks £65.
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Object reference number: RRC38581
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