Lot 24. A blue and white 'Lotus' meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 30.3 cm, 11 7/8 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's
the baluster body rising from a slightly spreading foot to a short narrow neck with an everted rim, freely painted in dark cobalt-blue with a scrolling meander of leafy stems and lotus blooms, between double line borders, the foot encircled with a lappet border, the shoulder adorned with three floral sprigs.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019, 10:30 AM