Lot 244. A miniature black-glazed ribbed ewer, Song dynasty (960-1279); 7 cm, 2 3/4 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. © Sotheby's.
the ovoid body rising from a flat base to a tall flaring neck, set to one side of the shoulder with a short spout and to the other a simple loop handle, slip decorated with vertical flanges around the exterior and covered overall in a rich dark chocolate-brown glaze.
Exhibited: Objects of Desire, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics Song to Yuan Dynasties, 10th to 14th Centuries, Asian Arts Institute of Australia, Sydney, 2013, cat. no. 57.
Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London, 09 Nov 2018