An important and rare Chinese Ding-type flower-form footed cup
Song dynasty (960-1279)
The dish delicately potted on a splayed foot, the sides modelled with twelve lobes, the interior moulded with a central flower-head radiating twelve flowers, covered overall with a rich milky white glaze.
Diam. 10.9 cm
– E.W. Hendriks Oriental Art, Amsterdam (1997)
– Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam
[exhib.cat.] Ting Ware White Porcelain, National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan 1987, no. 93
Ding-ware usually consists of bowls and dishes. A footed cup is rare.