Lot 286. A pair of small Dingyao dishes, Song dynasty (960-1279); 4 ? in. (11.6 cm) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.
Each delicately potted dish is finely incised with a single lotus bloom, borne on a leafy scroll. The rims are bound in metal.
Together with a white-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon and phoenix' cup, 18th century? 4 ? in. (11.5 cm.) high.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 13 May 2014