Lot 362. A blue and white 'Immortals' square jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 33.1 cm, 13 in. Estimate £5,000 — 7,000. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP (9,585 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
of square section, rising from a flat base to an angled shoulder and a slightly waisted neck, elaborately painted to the body with immortals holding respective attributes amidst scrolling clouds and rolling waves, below a band of shou roundels alternating with ruyi-clouds at the shoulder and neck, a band of floral border near the foot .