Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York

The shouldered form with a short neck and flat rim, painted with the eight horses of Wu Mang in a grassy landscape. Height 6 inches. Average surface scatches to shoulder of vase. 1/3 inch repair of exterior foot rim. Potting inconsistancy on rim under glaze. Small glaze chip to shoulder, approximately 1/8 inch. Interior with scattered pinholes. Estimate $1,500-2,500

For similar vases see Sotheby's, Amsterdam, Made in Imperial China, January 29-31, 2007, lots 273-285

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com