A 'Ding' box and cover, Late Tang / Five Dynasties | 唐末 / 五代 定窰白釉蓋盒
A 'Ding' box and cover
Late Tang / Five Dynasties
唐末 / 五代 定窰白釉蓋盒
of circular section, the box with straight sides and a tapered lower body supported on a conforming foot, the wide mouth with a raised and lipped rim, the shallow domed cover topped with a circular knop, covered overall with a clear pale bluish glaze (2)
Diameter 2⅞ in., 7.3 cm
Minor nicks to the rims of box and cover. In overall good condition. Expected surface wear and scratches.
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