• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 344

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE JAR, WANLI (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE JAR, WANLI (1573-1619)
    of baluster form with wide round body and flaring rim and foot, painted to the rim with oval panels of scholars and their assistants within landscapes of rockwork and blossoming trees, linked by bands of river landscape scenes and surrounded by scrolling lotus flower ground -- 14 3/8in. (36.5cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, 15 December 1987, Lot 109.