Lot 1338. A blue and white 'Daoist Immortals' jar, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate 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).