6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A BLUE AND WHITE LOBED JAR, WANLI (1573-1619)
painted to the globular body with the Three Friends, pine, prunus and bamboo, the shoulders with a band of stylised leaf motifs, the lobed neck with a key-fret design -- 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high.
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