A large blue and white 'hundred cranes' jar
Wanli six-character mark and of the period
Sturdily potted in the form of a large guan with high shoulders rising to a gently waisted neck and a lipped rim, intricately painted on the exterior with a continuous scene of flying cranes amongst scrolling clouds in white against blue ground, beneath a wavy vine scroll at the neck and a vertical-striped rim at the top, the base with the underglaze-blue six-character mark within a double circles.
HK$ 500,000 - 800,000
US$ 64,000 - 100,000
£43,000 - 68,000
Chinese Works of Art
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