A Qingbai lobed cup and cupstand, Northern Song dynasty

A Qingbai lobed cup and cupstand, Northern  Song dynasty. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD  (24,001 - 36,002 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

delicately potted with rounded sides supported on a short splayed foot, rising to a lobed everted rim divided in six foliations, set on an associated circular six-lobed stand moulded on the interior with a central raised ring and resting on a splayed recessed base formed from six lappets, each pierced with a central trefoil motif, both applied with a transparent glaze, slightly tinged to greenish blue for the cup and to pale blue for the stand, the base left unglaze revealing a white biscuit partly burnt orange in the firing - the cup: 11.1 cm., 4 3/8  in., the stand: 15.2 cm., 6 in.

Property from a private East Asian collection

Sotheby's. Chinese Art. Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2015, 03:15 PM