Dish with Scalloped Rim
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Porcelain with ivory glaze (Ding ware)
Diam. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Often inspired by contemporaneous silver shapes, Ding wares are noted for their thin bodies and elegant ivory glazes. Cited as one of the five wares sent to the imperial court during the Northern Song dynasties, Ding wares were produced from the tenth to the thirteenth century and were often emulated in later traditions.
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