A qingbai glazed porcelain ewer with cover

Lot 8136. A qingbai glazed porcelain ewer with coverSong dynasty (960–1279. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 4,000 (€2,900 - 3,800).  Photo Bonhams.

The globular body with a curving spout and tall foot, a wide band of flowers and leaves carved below further flower petals that encircle a waisted neck rising within a cylindrical cover topped with an animal finial and notched to fit over one section of the curving strap handle, the lustrous and pale blue-green glaze covering most surfaces, the recessed base unglazed and burnt a pale cinnamon hue with remains of three russet spur marks. 8in (20.3cm) high
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