Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
  • bowl, 宋朝 Song dynasty (960–1279)
  • Where object was made: China
  • 定瓷 ding ware, porcelain, ivory glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4.1 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 5/8 x 8 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, C7
  • 0000.1275

Shallow, cream-colored Ding ware bowl. Made of fine-grained, grayish white porcelain. No design. The body is covered with a slight ivory-tinted glaze which is darker on the exterior than the interior. A few riplets or "teardrops" of glaze surround the foot rim.