A Blue and White Jar with Tigers, Joseon dynasty (19th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013
Of ovoid form, vividly painted in underglaze cobalt with two animated tigers beneath a gnarled pine tree and a collar of clouds encircling the base of the neck, all decorated with a blue-tinged transparent glaze; 12in. (30.5cm.) high . Estimate $35,000 – $40,000
Provenance: A European Private Collection
Christie's. JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART. 18 September 2013. New York, Rockefeller Plaza.