15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A Blue and white hexagonal jar, Jiajing (1522-1566)
painted with bamboo, prunus and pine issuing from rockwork jutting out from rolling waves, their branches growing in the form of auspcious characters, the shoulder decorated with quatrefoil cartouches of crane amongst scrolling clouds alterating with stylised lotus flowers on a inverted y-formed hatch ground, the rim with further floral panels -- 9¾in. (24.8cm.) high.
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