A pair of wucai 'galloping horse' jars and covers, Shunzhi (1644-1661)

Lot 243. A pair of wucai 'galloping horse' jars and covers, Shunzhi (1644-1661). Each 41cm (1/8in) high. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000. Sold for £ 8,750 (€ 10,020)© Bonhams 2001-2018

Of baluster form, decorated around the exterior with three horses galloping amidst the bajixiang reserved on a red whorl ground and divided by rocks and foaming green waves, the domed covers similarly decorated and surmounted by lotus-bud finials. 

Provenance: a European private collection.

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 17 May 2018, 10:30 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET