A small carved 'Ding' bowl, Song dynasty

A small carved 'Ding' bowl, Song dynasty. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's

the rounded sides raised on a small footring, freely carved to the interior with a single lotus spray, covered overall in an ivory white glaze. Diameter 3 1/2  in., 8.9 cm

ProvenanceCollection of Cyrus and Mildred Churchill, Concordia House, Moline, Illinois

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