Lot 574. A blue and white jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-1566); 32.8 cm, 13 7/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD (21,366 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.
of baluster form, painted on the exterior with scholars engaging in various leisure activites, all between horses and cranes among stylised ruyi clouds bands at the base and shoulder and a ruyi and auspicious knot band at the neck.
Provenance: An English private collection, Surrey.
Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020