A Qingbai melon-shaped box and cover, Song–Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

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Lot 405. A Qingbai melon-shaped box and cover, Song–Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 13.5 cm, 5 1/4  inEstimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 15,000 HKD© Sotheby's.

naturalistically moulded with lobed sides, the slightly recessed domed cover set with a small twig forming the knop, the base impressed with a mark.

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