Lot 505. A wucai jar, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); h. 13.6 cm, 5 3/8 in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD ( 18,604 — 25,839 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.
painted in cobalt blue, iron red, yellow, green and black enamels with four lobed panels, depicting birds flying amongst flower branches, between a frieze of four similarly decorated cartouches against a coin-diaper ground and a lappet band.