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A PAIR OF SMALL CARVED 'DING' 'DAYLILY' DISHES
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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653
A PAIR OF SMALL CARVED 'DING' 'DAYLILY' DISHES
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A PAIR OF SMALL CARVED 'DING' 'DAYLILY' DISHES
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY
delicately potted, each with shallow, gently flaring sides resting on a wide flat base, the center freely carved with a leafing floral spray, covered overall in a warm ivory-colored glaze pooling to a deeper creamy tone in the recesses, the rim unglazed (2)
Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.8 cm
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Provenance

Christie's London, 16th November 1999, lot 163.
Priestly & Ferraro Chinese Art, London, 2006.

Literature

Karen Thomson, ed., The Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg Collection, Montreal, 2015, pls 145-146.

Catalogue Note

The daylily blossom is a frequent motif in Ding ware, often deftly carved as seen on the present pair of dishes. Six similar dishes are illustrated in Decorated Porcelains of Dingzhou: White Ding Wares from the Collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2014, pls. II 47-52. Compare also a pair sold in our London rooms, 9th June 1987, lot 139; a pair sold at Christie's New York, 7th November 2006, lot 145; and a single dish from the Ira and Nancy Koger Collection, sold in the same rooms, 19th September 2006, lot 203 (part lot). 

Important Chinese Art

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