Lot 261. A blue and white 'Windswept' jar, guan, 15th-16th century, 10 in. (25.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 43,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011
Of baluster form, painted in underglaze cobalt blue with an official on horseback between two attendants carrying various utensils, approaching a tiered pavilion in a landscape with dense scrolling clouds, all between a band of upright leaves and classic lotus scroll.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 10 May 2011, London