A carved 'Ding' 'dragon' dish, Northern Song dynasty | 北宋 定窰白釉刻龍紋葵口盤
A carved 'Ding' 'dragon' dish
Northern Song dynasty
finely potted with flared sides rising from a flat base to a six-lobed rim, the interior swiftly incised with a sinuous chilong amongst foliate scrolls, applied overall with a creamy ivory glaze, the lobed rim bound in copper
Diameter 5 in., 12.6 cm
In good condition. The rim bound in metal and not examined. Very light surface wear and imperfections.
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Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26th-27th October 1993, lot 19.
Collection of Chia-Shi Lin (1930-2020), and thence by descent.
林教授 (1930-2020) 緣木得魚齋珍藏，此後家族傳承