A small ‘Ding’ ‘lotus’ dish, Song dynasty (960–1279)

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Lot 556. A small ‘Ding’ ‘lotus’ dish, Song dynasty (960–1279)Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD.  Photo Sotheby's.

well potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a flat base, freely carved to the interior with a leafy lotus scroll, covered overall save for the rim with a smooth transparent glaze with characteristic 'tear-drops' to the underside - 11.4 cm, 4 1/2  in.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 02 Dec 2016