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Lot 101. A large wucai jar, 17th century; 15 ½ in. (39.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,750© Christie's Images Ltd 2019.

With large fish panels reserved on a paneled ground, metal mounts and cover.

Note: Large jars or tibores were often fitted in Mexico with locking mounts, usually of iron, and used as chocolateros. 

Christie's. The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, New York, 10 April 2019