A blue and white 'windswept' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($9,234 - $12,312). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015
The jar is of globular form with a short waisted neck. The exterior is decorated with a central band depicting scholars and attendants in garden scenes beside rocks and willow trees, all between two wide bands of lappets. 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high
Provenance: From the Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013).
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART, 10 November 2015, London, King Street