Lot 209. A 'Qingbai' 'Lotus' jar and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279); 9.2 cm, 3 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's.
the ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a short tapering neck, carved around the exterior with overlapping lotus petals and covered overall in an ice-blue glaze falling short of the foot to reveal the white body, the similarly glazed slightly domed cover carved with a medallion of radiating lotus petals and surmounted by a loop finial.
Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018.