Lot 1120. A Qingbai melon-form box and cover, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century, 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
The box and cover are potted in the form of a melon with tall lobed sides, the cover applied with a stem-form finial, and the whole covered overall with a transparent glaze of pale aquamarine tone with the exception of the base and rims.
Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 13 September 2002.
Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) Collection, New York.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York