Lot 634. A 'Ding' bottle vase and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Height 9 in., 22.8 cm. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the pear-shaped body rising from a short straight foot to a tall subtly flaring neck and everted rim, the slightly domed cover with a broad rim, surmounted by a lotus-bud finial, covered overall with a soft ivory-white glaze.
Provenance: Asian Private Collection.
Offered at Sotheby's London, 12th July 2006, lot 54.