arre en grès émaillé fahua, guan, Chine, dynastie Ming, XVIIème siècle

Jarre en grès émaillé fahua, guan, Chine, dynastie Ming, XVIIème siècleEstimate €30,000 – €50,000 ($33,423 - $55,705). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The sturdily potted jar is decorated to the sides with an idyllic garden scene, depicting immortals carrying various attributes, below the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, to the shoulder and a band of stylised cloud scrolls to the neck. The decoration is executed in slip and glazed in turquoise, yellow and mauve on a dark blue ground, with the interior glazed green. 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) high

A FAHUA 'IMMORTALS' JAR, GUAN, CHINA, MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

Christie's. ART D'ASIE, 9 June 2015, Paris