A tall flambé-glazed bottle vase. 18th century

The globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, all supported on a straight footring, covered in a deep raspberry glaze suffused with streaks of purple and blue, the colour thinning at the lip revealing a pale buff crackled glaze, the base painted with a brown slip with mottling. 53.2cm (21in) high. Sold for £5,760. 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