A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty

Lot 514. A silver-mounted blue and white coffee pot and cover, late Ming dynasty; 22.8 cm, 9 inEstimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBPLot sold 17,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.

the slender ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a waisted neck and straight rim, applied with an ear-shaped handle opposite a curved spout, painted in bright cobalt blue-tones depicting boys playing a hat game within a fenced garden in a rocky landscape, below a band of lotus scrolls at the neck, the cover with a similar design of lotus, with silver mounts to rims, the handle and the knop to the cover. Quantity: 2.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 Nov 2017, 10:00 AM