AGE: – Song Dynasty (960A.D. – 1279A.D.
CONSTRUCTION: – Ceramic/Porcelain
DESCRIPTION: – Chinese Song Dynasty Ceramic Wine Warmer
HEIGHT: – 13.5cm
BASE DIAMETER: – 10cm
WEIGHT:– 1.10 kg.
Pale blue/green glazed Song Dynasty Ceramic Wine Warmer with incised pattern around the fluted lotus shaped petals. The pattern extends downwards in a lotus shape towards the base with a fluted foot rim and un-glazed base.
Often these bowls are accompanied with a pouring vessel which is placed into the bowl to keep the contents of the vessel warm. The body of the ceramic is thickly potted in comparison to the smaller traditional Song Dynasty Qingbai bowls and is quite heavy.