blue and white octagonal lobed jar, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

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Lot 364. A blue and white octagonal lobed jar, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); Height 12 cm, 4¾ in. Lot sold: 25,200 GBP (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's

the octagonally lobed body rising from a recessed base to a short straight rim, painted in vibrant underglaze-blue with a continuous scene of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl and three qilin among scrolling clouds beneath a ruyi lappet border, and a cover.

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