A small 'Ding' incised 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty


A small 'Ding' incised 'Twin fish' dish, Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's

the rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior carved with a pair of carp swimming through combed and incised water. Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.1 cm

Provenance: Collection of Edith St. George Huntington Wilson (b. 1866), Spencerport, Monroe, New York.
The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection

Exhibited: The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama from the 1980s to 2014 (on loan). 

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 19 sept. 2015