A small ‘Ding’ ewer, Song dynasty

Lot 51. A small ‘Ding’ ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279);  9.1cm., 3 5/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014

the globular body supported on a short foot, set with a loop handle and a short spout, the incurved rim moulded with bow-string lines, covered overall in a creamy-ivory glaze leaving the footring unglazed.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014