A small Ding-type white-glazed ewer, Northern Song-Liao dynasty (960-1125)

Lot 434. A small Ding-type white-glazed ewer, Northern Song-Liao dynasty (960-1125)12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 60,000 HKD© Sotheby's.

the tapering ovoid body rising from a straight foot, set atop with an upright ropetwist handle diverging into two straps each terminating in a floral flange, all above a curved spout on one side, covered overall in a translucent white glaze.

Note: A similar ewer in the Victoria and Albert Museum is illustrated by John G. Ayers, Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Musuem, London, 1980, pl. 81. Compare also a related Dingyao ewer sold in our New York rooms, 11th September 2019, lot 759.

Ewer, glazed stoneware, Ding ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

Ewer, glazed stoneware, Ding ware, China, Northern Song dynasty, 11th century. Height: 15 cm. Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond (C.615&A-1918). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

A small 'Ding' ewer, Northern Song-Liao dynasty (960-1125) 

A small 'Ding' ewer, Northern Song-Liao dynasty (960-1125). Height 5 7/8  in., 14.8 cm. Sold for 30,000  USD at Sotheby'sNew York, 11th September 2019, lot 759. Courtesy Sotheby's.

Cf. my post: A small 'Ding' ewer, Northern Song-Liao dynasty (960-1125) 

Sotheby'sChinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019