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Lot 297

A SMALL CARVED DING 'DAY LILY' BOWL WITH METAL RIM

Estimated Value:

2.500 € - 3.500 €

Hammer Price:

Description:

China, Northern Song/ Jin dynasty, 12th/ 13th c.
D, 12,1 cm
The bowl is delicately potted with rounded walls rising from the narrow foot and flaring slightly to the rim, and is crisply carved on the interior with a day lily sprig, all under even ivory-white crazed glaze with the exception of the mouth rim which is covered with corroded metal.
Important South German private collection, collected before 1987
Cf. a similar bowl from the Peter Scheinman (1932-2017) collection, New York, sold Christie's N.Y,, Sept. 15, 2017, lot 1132.
Beautifully preserved except for a hairline crack on the inside of the body

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