A large white-glazed jar and cover, 16th century

A large white-glazed jar and cover, 16th century. Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€42,000 - 70,000). Photo Bonhams.

The jar well potted, of ovoid form interrupted by a luting line around its broadest section, rising from a wide foot ring to a high shoulder and short neck culminating in a slightly everted rim surmounted by a domed cover with a raised roundel at the top and a finial shaped as a lotus bud, the jar and cover applied overall with a white glaze tinged with light blue save for the unglazed base, fitted box. 50cm (19 6/8in) high (3).

NoteCompare a related jar, incised with lotus designs, illustrated by R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics From the Meiyintang Collection, London, 2010, vol.4, no.1633, p.70, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 9 October 2012, lot 11.

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 12 Nov 2015 10:00 GMT - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET