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A Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein' wine-pot and a cover. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

The globular sides painted with a continuous scene of tigers in a fenced garden, applied with upright handle and S-shaped spout, the cover matched, minor chips, frits and baking flaw; 20.4 cm. high - Estimate €1,500 - €2,000 Price Realized €5,000

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

Decorated to the exterior with panels of figures before 'Dutch houses', divided by panels of scrolling flowers, the interior roundel with figures on a terrace surrounded by panels of various figural scenes alternate stylised flower-sprays, cracks, reglued chip, chip; 34.9 cm. diam. - Estimate €3,000 - €4,000 Price Realized €4,000

The Property of a Dutch Lady

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A Chinese Transitional blue and white globular vase of hookah-base form. First half 17th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

The compressed globular body decorated with two phoenix and two large peony blossoms, all on a ground of stylised flower scrolls, the short neck with stylised cloud scrolls, the rim covered in a light brown glaze, all raised on a short foot; 17 cm. high - Estimate €1,200 - €1,500 Price Realized €2,750

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A Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein klapmuts' bowl, a kendi, a bowl and a saucer. Wanli (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Comprising a 'klapmuts' bowl painted to the central roundel with a pair of deer surrounded by cartouches of flowers and Antiquities at the well, 21 cm. diam.; a kendi decorated with panels of flowers, 21 cm. high; a bowl moulded with wavy rim, the exterior decorated with a band of galloping horses above flowering branches, repaired, 21.4 cm. diam.; and a saucer painted with cranes, restored, 19.5 cm. diam. (4) - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500 Price Realized €2,500

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A Chinese Transitional blue and white bowl. Mid 17th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

The rounded sides painted to the interior with panels enclosing alternately a Dutch landscape with two Chinese figures conversing on a riverbank, Dutch houses in the distance, and flowers, divided by narrow vertical panels with stylised tulips, the exterior painted with similar landscape panels divided by flowers, glaze worn off, small rim chips and frits, hairline rim crack; 22.4 cm. diam. - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500 Price Realized €1,875

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

Painted to the interior roundel with two scholars seated at a river-bank playing go, the well and rim painted with a continuous scene of the Three Friends of Winter, pine, bamboo and plum, alternated with scholars seated on a rock, rim frits, hairline crack. 28 cm. diam. - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500 Price Realized €1,375

Notes/ For a similar plate, see Christie's Amsterdam, 3 June 1992, lot 77.

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

Comprising a bowl painted to the interior with a roundel of Antiquities, surrounded by cartouches of peach, hairline star crack, 14 cm. diam.; and a bowl painted to the interior with ducks near a lotus-pond, surrounded by cartouches of Antiquities and peach, 21 cm. diam., rim frits (2) - Estimate €1,000 - €1,500 Price Realized €1,250

The property of a Dutch collector.

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A Chinese blue and white Swatow saucer dish , 16th 17th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Painted to the central roundel with birds in a river landscape, surrounded by panels including 'Symbols' and flowers, chips and frits; 40 cm. diam. - Estimate €800 - €1,300 Price Realized €1,000

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

The central star-shaped panel painted with ducks by a river-bank, surrounded by panels of alternating peach and Antiquities divided by tassels at the well, rim frits. 29 cm. diam. - Estimate €800 - €1,300 Price Realized €750

Christie's. European Noble and Private Collections incl. Fine Paintings,14 - 16 December 2010, Amsterdam www.christies.com