A moulded ‘Ding' bowl, Song-Jin Dynasty

A moulded ‘Ding' bowl, Song-Jin DynastyEstimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,426 - 8,139 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2015

the deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, moulded to the interior with a duck swimming amongst a lotus pond in the centre, the well with a pair of phoenix in flight amongst leafy floral scrolls beneath a keyfret band, covered overall in a beige-ivory glaze, the rim bound with silver;19.2cm., 7 5/8 in.

ProvenanceCollection of Frank William Pierce (d.1978), Surrey.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM