The cylindrical jar is raised on three kneeling bear-form supports and molded around the sides with mythical creatures and immortals, the cover is molded in high relief with concentric mountains and further animals.
11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high

Steele Collection.
Bluett & Sons, Ltd., London, 1961.
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987) Collections.
Else Sackler (1913-2000) Collection, and thence by descent within the family.
New York, Lowe Memorial Library, The Columbia University Exhibition of 3000 Years of the Ceramic Art and Ancient Sculpture of China from the Sackler Collections, 11 November 1962-18 January 1963.
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