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Ding ware covered bowl

Accession Number
1950/2.15A&B

Title
Ding ware covered bowl

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
960-1279

Medium & Support
porcelain with clear glaze

Dimensions
6 1/16 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. ( 15.4 cm x 15.9 cm x 15.9 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Label copy
This type of white ware was excavated in the remains of an early 12th century dwelling site located in ChÅ-lu county of Hopei province. The site was covered over with silt caused by a flood in 1108 and was rediscovered in 1920. The silt sifted through the cracks of the transparent glaze, resulting in a yellowish stain on the objects.

Subject matter
This type of white ware was excavated in the remains of an early 12th century dwelling site located in ChÅ-lu county of Hopei province. The site was covered over with silt caused by a flood in 1108 and was rediscovered in 1920. The silt sifted through the cracks of the transparent glaze, resulting in a yellowish stain on the objects.

Physical Description
A tall, round bowl with a foot at the bottom and a lid that starts out flat but then becomes a rounded top. It is white with some yellow coloring.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
bowl

Additional Object Classification(s)
Decorative Arts

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
bowls (vessels)
lids (covers)

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