A 'Ding' bowl and cover, Northern Song / Jin dynasty | 北宋 / 金 定窰白釉蓋盌
A 'Ding' bowl and cover
Northern Song / Jin dynasty
北宋 / 金 定窰白釉蓋盌
the deep, slightly incurved walls supported on a short straight foot, below a flat domed cover with a sloping everted rim and belt buckle-form finial, both covered in an ivory-white glaze pooling in characteristic teardrops along the lower reaches of the jar, the base unglazed and inscribed with a yue character (2)
Height 5 in., 12.7 cm
The rim of the cover with a few shallow chips, the largest approx. 1.2 cm. With a few scattered minute iron spots, mostly to interior.
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Acquired prior to 2000.