A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'FISH' JAR MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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- 34 cm, 13 3/8 in.
the baluster body rising from a hexagonally lobed foot to a short waisted hexagonal neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with six fish swimming amidst swirling water, all below a lotus-filled ruyi collar and above a band of lotus lappets
U. Wiesner, Seladon Swatow Blauweiss/Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Ignazio Vok, Koln, 1983, pl. 99.