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A pair of Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' bottle vases. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Each with the pear-shaped body moulded and painted with vertical panels enclosing Symbols and flowering plants, the long neck painted with panels of jewels, below a ruyi pattern border around the rim, cracks; 27.7 cm. high (2) - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500

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Two Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' bottle vases. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Each painted to the pear-shaped body with elongated panels of flying horses alternated with floral panels, the tall neck decorated with strings of tasselled jewels and encircled with a band of ruyi, restorations; 27 and 29 cm. high (2) - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500

A Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' double-gourd vase mounted as a lamp. Wanli (1573-1619).

The lower body painted with shaped panels of flowers, alternated with panels of flying horses, the upper body decorated with vertical panels of peach and Antiquities, the neck and foot mounted as a lamp; 36.5 cm. high - Estimate €800 - €1,200

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A Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' dish. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Painted to the central star-shaped panel with ducks on a river-bank, the sides with alternating panels of symbols and peach, two hairline rim cracks, small chip; 32.2 cm. diam. - Estimate €800 - €1,200

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A set of six Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein klapmuts' bowls. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Three painted to the interior roundel with figures in a landscape, two with blossoming plants, and one with symbols, all surrounded by shaped cartouches of peach at the well between panels of tassels, cracks, small chips; 14.5 cm. diam. (6) - Estimate €800 - €1,200

Christie's. The Decorative Arts Sale incl. Fine Paintings. 30 June - 1 July 2010. Amsterdam www.christies.com