Lot 828. A small Ding jar and a cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's 2021
The compressed globular body is raised from a short foot and is covered with a glaze of ivory tone. The flat cover, possibly Ding ware, is surmounted by a flat finial.
Provenance: Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden.
Sotheby's London, 5 November 2008, lot 512.
Literature: Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, p. 123, pl. 379.
Exhibited: Venice, Arte Cinese, 1954 (according to label).
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021