Lot 2984. A pair of Longquan celadon weiqi boxes and covers, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 3 7/8 in. (9.7 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 260,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
Each is potted with deep straight sides, carved on the exterior with overlapping lotus petals and the bowl is covered inside and out below the unglazed rim with a pale bluish-green glaze. The cover is similarly carved and glazed.