Lot 36. A wucai 'Immortals' jar, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1620); 11.5cm (4 1/2in) high. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,500 - 5,800). © Bonhams 2001-2019
The bulbous body, probably the lower section of a double gourd vase, colorfully enamelled around the exterior with a continuous scene of Daoist Immortals carrying vases, fans and gourds issuing wispy clouds carrying shou characters, all amidst a lush garden setting with pine trees, bamboos and prunus.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019