A large and rare blue and white ‘Immortals’ garlic-mouth vase, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

A large and rare blue and white ‘Immortals’ garlic-mouth vase, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 40. A large and rare blue and white ‘Immortals’ garlic-mouth vase, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 26 ¼ in. (66.7 cm.) high, Japanese wood boxesEstimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,213 - USD 76,819). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018

NoteCompare to a blue and white vase of the same form and slightly smaller size (64.1 cm.), similarly decorated with Shoulao and immortals, dating to the second half of 16th century, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23 May 1978, lot 58, and illustrated in Sotheby's Hong Kong Twenty Years, Hong Kong, 1993, no. 112.

Christie'sThe Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018