A PERSIMMON-GLAZED 'DING' BOWL
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY
of gently rounded conical profile, resting on a short narrow foot and sweeping to an elegantly everted rim, glazed overall with a rich silvery copper glaze, the footring unglazed to reveal the fine white body
Diameter 5⅛ in., 13 cm
In overall good condition with some expected minor firing imperfections, including two minute kiln grits to the interior. The surface has possibly been cleaned and polished.
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