A white Ding-type large bowl – 10th Century - SOLD

The bowl has rounded sides rising from a short foot. It is meant to have the shape of a flower with five petals, suggested by the rim having five subtle contour carvings. It is covered overall with a transparent glaze stopping short of the foot and the base is also unglazed.  The body is thinly potted with a hard white paste. It rings with a high clear tone for 6-7 seconds when tapped.


Period: Five Dynasties – Northern Song Dynasty – 10th Century

Size: Height 6.5 cm, diameter 19 cm

Condition: Good condition, wear consistent with age and usage, chip to the footring approximately 2 cm long (see last picture).

Provenance: From a Swedish private collection.

SKU: 30


More info: Northern white wares