Art/ Collection/ Art Object

北宋 定窯白釉玉壺春瓶
Bottle

Period:
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Date:
10th–11th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with ivory glaze (Ding ware)
Dimensions:
H. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm); Diam. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.253.14
Not on view
Named after a prefecture in Hebei Province in north China, Ding wares were made from the eighth to the thirteenth or fourteenth century, and were popular at the Northern Song (960–1127) court. The shape of this base, which most likely derives from a silver piece, is extraordinarily difficult to make because the neck is so long and slender.
Stanley Herzman , New York (until 1991; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Selection of Chinese Ceramics from the Adele and Stanley Herzman Collection," June 1, 1990–August 26, 1990.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection II," May 7, 2016–October 11, 2016.

Related Objects

Basin with Lotus Decoration

Date: 11th–12th century Medium: Porcelain with carved and incised decoration under ivory glaze (Ding ware) Accession: 26.292.98 On view in:Gallery 205

Dish with Scalloped Rim

Date: 11th century Medium: Porcelain with ivory glaze (Ding ware) Accession: 1991.253.16 On view in:Gallery 205

Bottle with Peony Scroll

Date: mid-14th century Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware) Accession: 26.271.1a, b On view in:Gallery 204

Bowl with Peonies

Date: 12th–13th century Medium: Porcelain with mold-impressed decoration under ivory glaze (Ding ware) Accession: 14.40.155 On view in:Gallery 205

Plate with chrysanthemums

Date: 12th century Medium: Porcelain with incised decoration under an ivory glaze (Ding ware); copper rim Accession: 2013.569 On view in:Gallery 205