A pair of Ding-type cups and cup stands, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 91. A pair of Ding-type cups and cup stands, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$200,000 ($15,544 - $25,906)Price realised HKD 2,200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

Each cup has rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, each cup stand is potted in the form of a dish with an everted rim raised on a broad, flared pedestal foot with pierced cloud-shaped designs and centered by a raised platform shaped like an inverted cup, all covered with a white glaze. 4 3/8 in. (10.8 cm.) high overall, box

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

Literature: Kuro to Shiro ~Soji~, Tokyo, 2015, pl. 28

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