A Qingbai lobed box and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 404. A Qingbai lobed box and cover, Song dynasty, height 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.

the sides skillfully modelled with lobed sides simulating petals, the box with a dense diapered pattern, covered overall save for the countersunk base with a pale blue-tinged clear glaze.

ProvenanceAcquired on 20th March 1988.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017