09 septembre 2018

A blue and white 'Daoist Immortals' jar, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

A blue and white 'Daoist Immortals' jar, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

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Lot 1338. A blue and white 'Daoist Immortals' jar, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 13 in. (33 cm.) highEstimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000© Christie's Images Ltd 2018

The sides are decorated with a broad band of the Eight Daoist Immortals holding their attributes standing on froth-capped, rolling waves, the figures framed by clouds that partially obscure mountains in the distance, all between a petal-lappet border below and a diaper band surrounding four bird and flower cartouches on the shoulder. The waisted neck is encircled by four flower cartouches on a fish scale band, lacquered Japanese wood box, Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926)

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018


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