Lot 196. A small white-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,440 - USD 15,660). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
The jar is decorated with evenly-spaced vertical ribs extending from the high shoulder to the foot. The cover is similarly decorated and shaped as a lotus-leaf.
Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019