A rare persimmon glazed Dingyao type covered bowl. It stands on a short unglazed footring, showing the white fine-grained body and everted to a straight persimmon glazed body. The inside of the bowl is glazed white with a burnt black spot in it. The inner mouth rim is unglazed. The cover of the bowl is of mild dome shaped with a small finial, which is likely to be of lotus bud. Pieces in such good condition are hard to come by.
There is no repair or restoration, crack, chip or glaze fritting. Minor pin holes and spur marks with minutes sand particles sticking to the base and the inner side of the foot rim (photograph 6). Overall, it is in very good condition.
The measurement of the Persimmon Glazed Covered Bowl: Height 12cm and the Width 14.4cm.