A Qingbai melon-form ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3139. A Qingbai melon-form ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 23,314 - USD 33,676). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. 

The moulded melon-shaped body is potted rising to a tall waisted neck, with a slightly curved spout, opposite the strap handle with a small loop, covered overall with a soft glaze with a tinge of pale blue. The cover is surmounted by a recumbent deer, beside a small loop for suspension. 10 3/8 in. (26.2 cm.) overall height, box

Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall