A wucai jar, ate Ming dynasty, circa 1630-1640





Lot 219. A wucai jar, ate Ming dynasty, circa 1630-1640. 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: GBP 3250.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018

The vase is decorated with an official and his attendant beside three ladies, amongst scrolling clouds within a rocky landscape and a short inscription to one side. There is a three character mark to the base. 

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

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