Lot 119 . A blue and white stand, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 24.8 cm, 9 3/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD (15,343 - 19,179 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's
of circular section, the openwork cabriole sides modelled with five cusped flanges alternating with five ruyi-shaped heads, all between two rings forming the top and base respectively, the sides decorated in underglaze blue with lingzhi scrolls and pairs of birds perched on fruiting and flowering branches, all above a band rendered with florets against a ground of stylised waves, the rim with beribboned bajixiang emblems flanking a central rectangular cartouche enclosing a six-character reign mark.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee II, Hong Kong, 08 Oct 2019