Lot 248, A 'Qingbai' lobed ewer and cover, Song Dynasty. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
the melon-shaped body interrupted by a horizontal ridge, supporting a waisted neck flaring at the rim, set to one side with a gently curved spout opposite an arched strap handle, the lobed cover with bud-shaped finial, covered overall with a translucent pale blue glaze pooling to bright aquamarine color into the recesses, the slightly concave base unglazed (2). Height 5 7/8 in., 15 cm
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 4th June 1985, lot 140.
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Marvin Gordon, San Francisco.
J.J. Lally & Co., New York.
Exhibited: The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Marvin L. Gordon, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 2009, cat. no. 33.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 16 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM