A Qingbai foliate cup and stand, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 634. A Qingbai foliate cup and stand, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

the vessel with shallow rounded sides ending in a delicately everted hexalobed rim, supported on a short splayed foot, the conforming stand with a central stepped and raised ring enclosed within a wide rounded cavetto and gently lipped rim, all resting on a splayed base formed from six lappets, each pierced with a central trefoil motif, both applied with a transparent glaze, slightly tinged to greenish-blue, the base left unglazed revealing the white body burnt orange in the firing (2). Diameter of cup 4 in., 10.2 cm; stand 6 in., 15.2 cm 

NoteA very similar cup and stand from the Yang De Tang Collection was sold in these room, 17th March 2015, lot 104.

A 'Qingbai' foliate cup and stand, Song dynasty from the Yang De Tang Collection

A 'Qingbai' foliate cup and stand, Song dynasty from the Yang De Tang Collection. Sold 32,500 USD at Sotheby's New York, 17th March 2015, lot 104. Photo: Sotheby's.

(Cf. my post: A 'Qingbai' cup and stand, Song dynasty)

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 14 Mar 2017, 10:30 AM