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Tang or Five Dynasty Xing Conical Bowl

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Category
Period
Reference
6113
Diameter
12 cm (4 3/4")
Chinese 9th or 10th white glazed small conical bowl - the type often referred to as Xing. made at the end of the Tang Dynasty or early Five Dynasty era.

The body is stoneware and good pale colour, the glaze is a thick white cream colour. made in Hebei province.

The rim is rolled and of double thickness and the foot rim is known as the Samarra - type or colloquially some have referred to it as a doughnut
Diameter
12 cm (4 3/4")
Year
c 900
Medium
Stoneware
Country
China
Provenance
see Museum of Asian Art Inaugural exhibition for other examples of Xing ware
Condition
Over all very good although the inside of the bowl is worn with some tiny scratches