A moulded Ding 'lion' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 98. A moulded Ding 'lion' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 12,948 - USD 19,423). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. 

The dish is moulded on the centre of the interior with a galloping lion pursuing a tasselled brocade ball amidst scrolling vines, the well with two chilong divided by cloud scrolls, between two bands of keyfret, covered overall with a dark ivory-toned glaze. The rim is mounted with metal. 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam., box

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong