6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 9,375
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A WUCAI JAR, TRANSITIONAL, MID 17TH CENTURY
with six moulded lion-head handles to the shoulder, painted to the body with a seated dignitary in discussions with a seated scholar upon an outdoor terrace with lady attendants, the neck with colourful scrolling lotus blossoms -- 11 3/8in. (29cm.) high.
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