Dish with quatrefoil rim

Historical period(s)
Five Dynasties or Northern Song period, 10th-early 11th century
Porcelain with clear glaze
Xing ware
H x W: 4.5 x 13.3 cm (1 3/4 x 5 1/4 in)
China, Hebei province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, Five Dynasties period (907 - 960), porcelain, WWII-era provenance, Xing ware
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 28.
  • Margaret Medley. T'ang Pottery and Porcelain. Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain London and Boston. p. 123, pl. 116.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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