A wucai 'Buddhist lion' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century




Lot 212. A wucai 'Buddhist lion' jar, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high.Estimate : GBP 1,000 - 1,500Price Realised: GBP 1750.00. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018

The jar is colourfully decorated with Buddhist lions and large floral scrolls, below a border of stylised lotus flowers surrounding the shoulder.

Provenance: English Collection, predominantly assembled in the 1980s and 1990s

Christie’s. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018