A Qingbai moulded 'Lion and Brocade Ball' washer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

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Lot 3142. A Qingbai moulded 'Lion and Brocade Ball' washer, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279);  6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm.) diamEstimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 19,429 - USD 25,905). Price realised HKD 212,500© Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. 

The washer is moulded on the interior with a lion at play with a brocade ball, the well with a composite floral scroll, covered overall with a pale greenish-white glaze thinning at the centre of the base, the mouth bound with a metal mount, box.

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