12 novembre 2010

A small blue and white baluster jar. Wanli six-character mark and of the period

A small blue and white baluster jar. Wanli six-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Boldly painted around the sides with a wide meandering lotus scroll, with one of the Eight Precious Treasures, Babao, including a flaming pearl, ruyi, coral and coin, above each lotus flower, with a diaper cell pattern at the shoulder and a trellis scroll above the foot. 12.9cm (5in) high - Sold for £18,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 11 Nov 2010. New Bond Street  www.bonhams.com