Lot 297. Two small carved 'Ding' dishes, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 14 and 13.8 cm, 5 1/2 and 5 3/8 in. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000. Lot Sold 16,250 GBP (20,768 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
the shallow rounded sides rising from a flat base, the interior carved with a foral bloom borne on leafy branches, covered in an even ivory glaze, the rim bound in copper.