Lot 9338. A large Dingyao glazed porcelain deep dish, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,400 - 2,300). Photo Bonhams.
Somewhat thickly molded with an everted rim to the wide curving well and raised on a square-cut foot ring, the only decoration on the dish a narrow line incised on the exterior immediately below the unglazed rim, the straw colored glaze showing darker 'tear marks' where pooled (abraded, rim possibly ground); together with two thickly molded dishes of trilobate form imitating a Dingyao shape but raised on a wide foot ring, each covered with a straw colored glaze, also possibly from the same period (chipped, glazes degraded). . 10 and 5 5/8in (25.3 and 14.5cm) diameters