Lot 325. A blue and white jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Height 25 cm, 9⅞ in. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
painted to the ovoid body with interlaced ruyi heads suspending stylised lotus flowers alternating with bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems') hanging from the beaded tassels, all above a band enclosing mythical horses galloping among vivid turbulent wave, the neck collared with stylised foliage, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue.
Provenance: Bonhams London, 17th May 2012, lot 239.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019