Chinese Ding Ware Song Bowl – Celadon

Ding Ware Song Bowl - Celadon

Fine Chinese Ding Ware Celadon Bowl – Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
Bowl of widely flared slightly conical form. It was a common practice of the potters at the Ding kilns in Hebei province to fire their bowls and dishes upside down in order to prevent warping of the thin walls. This method necessitated that the rims be wiped clean of glaze.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it December 1974 at Sothebys Amsterdam / Mak van Waay.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 17,5 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm