A white-glazed ovoid lobed ewer, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century

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Lot 1069. A white-glazed ovoid lobed ewer, Five dynasties-Northern Song dynasty, 10th-11th century6 in. (15.5 cm.) high, cloth boxPrice realised USD 4,788 (Estimate USD 3,000 – USD 5,000). © Christie's 2022

The oval body is set with a short spout and has a Y-shaped handle decorated with small florets, terminating in two molded floral appliques. The whole is covered in an ivory-white glaze that continues onto the base.

Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1989.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022