A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 83. A small carved Ding ‘lotus’ dish, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,772 - $10,362Price realised HKD 250,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The dish is potted with a bevelled foot and flaring sides and is freely carved to the interior with a single lotus spray with combed details. It is covered overall with a warm ivory glaze with the exception of the unglazed mouth rim exposing the white biscuit body, box.

Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s

LiteratureKuro to Shiro ~Soji~Tokyo, 2015, pl. 20

Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 5 April 2016, Hong Kong