Lot 249. A 'Xing' ewer, 10th century; 8.5 cm, 3 3/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 16,250 GBP. © Sotheby's.
the ovoid body rising from a short spreading flat foot to a short waisted neck with flaring rim, set to one side of the shoulder with a short tapering conical spout and to the other with a strap handle modelled as a lion, covered overall in an ivory-white glaze .
Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018.