A RARE DINGYAO PERSIMMON-GLAZED CUPSTAND SONG DYNASTY
For examples of persimmon-glazed Dingyao cupstands of similar form see one with a cup, found in Korea, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, illustrated in Rose Kerr, Song Dynasty Ceramics, London, 2004, pl. 40; another included in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Porcelain of the Song Dynasty (I), Hong Kong, 1996, pl. 86; and a third example in the Saint Louis Art Museum, included in the exhibition Hare's Fur, Tortoiseshell and Partridge Feathers, Harvard University of Art Museums, Cambridge, Mass., 1995, cat. no. 13. Compare also a cupstand, from the Arthur M. Sackler and Ruth Dreyfus Collections, sold at Christie's New York, 1st December 1994, lot 155; and another sold in these rooms, 2nd May 2000, lot 598.