A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566)

Lot 393. A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 47 cm, 18 1/2  inEstimate £6,000 — 8,000Lot Sold 8,125 GBP (10,384 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.

sturdily potted with a tapered ovoid body rising to a short, waisted neck and everted rim, densely painted to the exterior with large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, all between a band of ruyi roundels enclosing various auspicious emblems to the shoulder and a band of lappet to the foot, the neck decorated with scrolling foliage.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May 2019, 10:00 AM