A large Chinese blue and white porcelain jar and cover, 17th Century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s.
of baluster form, the exterior decorated with four oval cartouches variously enclosing figures at leisure, scholars and attendants, and a boy sitting on a water buffalo and playing a flute in a landscape, divided by a band of mountainous landscape, all reserved on meandering floral scrolls, the rim and foot with floral bands, surmounted by a domed cover painted with circular roundels enclosing scholars, reserved on a ground of floral sprays, the knop decorated with landscape. Quantité: 2 – 49cm., 19 1/4 in.
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Sotheby’s. Of Royal and Noble Descent, London, 24 Feb 2015, 10:30 AM