A blue and white lobed 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 184. A blue and white lobed 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 800 - 1,200 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014.

the octagonally lobed globular body rising from a recessed base to a short straight rim, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with leafy lotus scroll between lotus lappet and classic scroll bands .

The Julian Thompson Study Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014