Lot 1677. A Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar and cover, 18th century; 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011
Of cylindrical shape with tapered base and neck, painted around the body with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a geometric pattern comprising a lattice of polygonal panels containing floral and foliate motifs, all between borders of continuous lotus meander above demi-florettes around the base and below breaking waves encircling the neck, the domed cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a knopped finial.