A Guanyao-type glazed scholar's rock. 19th century

Modelled as a scholar's rock, perforated with many holes in imitation of a weathered Lake Tai rock, covered overall with a thick crackled glaze running thinner in places to reveal the buff body beneath, the base with impressed four-character hall mark Yayu Tang Zhi. 20.5cm (8in) high. - Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com