This is a southern Song dynasty (1131 - 1276 A.D) yingqing or qingpai covered bowl in a sea green glazed. It stands on a short recessed glazed footrim and then everted into a straight U-shaped bowl with unglazed rim. The inside of the bowl is also glazed with yingqing sea green colour. On the body of the bowl, it is incised with lotus petal shaped overlapping one another. The cover of the bowl is also incised with overlapping lotus petals with a rounded finial on the top. The inner side of the cover is partially glazed.
There is no repair or restoration, chip or crack. Minor abrasion, pin hole, glazed crazing, degradation and minor manufacturing faults as shown in the various photographs. Overall in good xondition.
The measurement of the yingqing covered bowl: height 10cm, the diameter of the cover is 11.6cm and the diameter of the bowl is 10.7cm.