A blue and white 'crane' double gourd vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

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Lot 362. A blue and white 'crane' double gourd vase, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); Height 23.5 cm, 9¼ in. Lot sold: 75,600 GBP (Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's

the upper bulb of slightly compressed globular form rising to a circular mouth, the large lower bulb of globular form and separated by a curved waist, finely decorated around the exterior with eight trigrams interspersed with ruyi-shaped clouds and flying cranes.

Sotheby's. Two Americans in Paris, The Collection of Sam and Myrna Myers, London, 4 November 2021