A Very Rare Dinyao Water Coupe of Song Dynasty.
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1492: item # 1101989
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A white-glazed water coupe was well mold in nice shape and was nicely decorated on the surface with carved lotus petals patterns.
In creamy white tint, the surface was spread with characteristic darken glaze drops which the Din wares would own.
On the mouth rim, it was unglazed.the body clay was revealed with incursioned burial earth.
Along the carving lines, hard to be detected but only under 22x magnify glass, there are minute incursioned holes happened to the glaze.
All these characteristics were also observed at the bottom underside and in the center of the cavetto of the basin.
It was really a rare chance to find a real Dinyao ware and with scholar taste.
A SIMILAR PIECE WAS FOUND IN THE BOOK (CATALOGUE OF THE SPECIAL EXHIBITION OF TING(DING)WARE WHITE PORCELAIN) PUBLISHED BY NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM IN TAIWAN. LOT 13.
Date: Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127.
Body Width: 7.8cm, Mouth Width: 5cm, Height: 4.5cm.
A CUSTOM-MADE SILK BOX IS INCLUDED.