Lot 189. A 'Ding' bowl and cover, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Height 5 in., 12.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 12,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021
the deep, slightly incurved walls supported on a short straight foot, below a flat domed cover with a sloping everted rim and belt buckle-form finial, both covered in an ivory-white glaze pooling in characteristic teardrops along the lower reaches of the jar, the base unglazed and inscribed with a yue character.
Provenance: Acquired prior to 2000.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021