A blue-glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping. Kangxi six-character mark, Guangxu

The globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck and standing on a recessed foot, covered overall to the exterior with an even rich blue glaze, stopping neatly at the foot ring and thinning to white around the mouth rim, the interior glazed white. 22.7cm (9in) high. Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000. 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