08 février 2010

White stoneware lobed dish. China, Northern Song dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century

White stoneware lobed dish. China, Northern Song dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century A white stoneware dish, supported on a straight ring foot, the broad rim rising steeply from the convex well and divided into six lobes. The thinly potted stoneware is covered in an ivory tinged glaze that leaves only the inside outer edge of the rim unglazed, where the glaze has been wiped away. Both the base and the foot are covered in glaze. Diameter: 6 3/4 inches, 17 cm. Height: 1 3/4 inches, 4.5 cm. Price on application ... [Lire la suite]