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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    China (north China, made)

  • Date:

    960-1279 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded decoration and copper alloy mount

  • Museum number:

    709-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 32, shelf 2

High-fired ceramics from China were prized in Korea, where many have been excavated from tombs. Later Korea began to produce green-glazed and white-glazed wares of its own.

Physical description

Dish of white porcelain, moulded on the inside with peonies scrolls and foliage, a fret band below the rim, which is bound with copper alloy.

Place of Origin

China (north China, made)

Date

960-1279 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded decoration and copper alloy mount

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Ding-type ware. Dish with copper alloy rim, white porcelain with moulded decoration of peony scrolls, Song dynasty

Labels and date

Dish, acquired in Korea
Northern China, Ding kilns, Song dynasty, 960-1279, glazed porcelain, with moulded design and copper rim
Museum nos. 709-1883 [2009]

Materials

Porcelain; Copper alloy

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage; Peonies

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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