A massive blue and white jar and a cover, Kangxi period. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015
The sides painted with large panels of noblemen on horseback divided by floral borders, above a deep lappet border, the cover with (period but possibly not original) Buddhist lion knop; 31 in. (78.8 cm.) high
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Christie’s, New York, 8 April 2004, lot 52.
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza