A pair of Ding molded bowls. Song Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby"s

each with deep rounded sides resting on a short straight foot, the interior molded with a central floret encircled by leafy floral sprigs, all below a keyfret border at the mouthrim, the exterior left plain, covered overall in a greyish creamy glaze save for the rim (2); diameter 3 1/8 in., 7.9 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 5,000 USD

Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com