A Ding ware hexafoil bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 13. A Ding ware hexafoil bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)8¼ in. (21 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 5,019. © Christie's Images Ltd 2003.

With steep rounded sides rising to a petal rim, the interior divided into six radiating petals around a medallion freely carved with a lotus spray, all under a transparent ivory glaze, small section of foot rim restored.

Christie'sChinese Ceramics and Works of Art, including Export Art, London11 November 2003