Song dynasty wine ewer
Our ref 329 A most beautiful and rare Song dynasty wine pot/ewer and cover ca. 12th century. Of six-lobed form, carved with leaf design and with distinctive pale blue glaze typical of qingbai pieces. Almost certainly made in Jiangxi province 12-13th century. Some crackling to glaze otherwise excellent condition.
Provenance: The Dunlop Estate, formerly of Seton House in East Lothian during the 19th century and latterly of Selkirk, via Border Auctions Ltd
Above, left undersite of lid Above right base of ewer