A 'Ding' box and cover, Late Tang - Five Dynasties




Lot 155. A 'Ding' box and cover, Late Tang-Five Dynasties. Diameter 2⅞ in., 7.3 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USDLot sold: 8,190 USD. © Sotheby's 2021

of circular section, the box with straight sides and a tapered lower body supported on a conforming foot, the wide mouth with a raised and lipped rim, the shallow domed cover topped with a circular knop, covered overall with a clear pale bluish glaze.

Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 2004.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021