22 septembre 2020

A small and rare blue and white 'boys' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 514. A small and rare blue and white 'boys' jar, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566). Height 4½ in., 11.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,800 USD. © Sotheby's 2020. the compressed baluster body painted with a continuous scene of boys at play within a landscape of pierced rockwork and plants, the boys arranged in pairs and engaged in various games, all above a band of ruyi encircling the foot, with a cloud scroll at the shoulder below... [Lire la suite]