A pair of cloisonné enamel baluster vases. Late 18th century

Each of the six lobes decorated with shaped panels enclosing pairs of birds perched on lotus, chrysanthemum, hibiscus, peony, narcissus and prunus, all against a turquoise ground, the tall flaring neck with spiky lotus scrolls on a dark blue ground. 42.6cm (16¾in) high. (2). Sold for £6,600

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com