Lot 393. A large blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 47 cm, 18 1/2 in. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Lot 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