Two white-glazed bottle vases, 18th century. Photo Bonhams

The first, with a compressed body with straight sides rising to the sloped shoulders with a raised double ring below the tall slender neck and galleried rim, raised on a foot encircled by a pronounced rib, the glaze with a pale bluish tinge, 22.2cm (8 3/4in) high; the other vase of slightly compressed globular body surmounted by a tall slender neck divided by raised circular sections above the shoulders, in the centre and below the cup-shaped rim, the glaze with a pale bluish-green tinge, 24.8cm (9 3/4in) high. (2). Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000, CNY 49,000 - 79,000, HK$ 60,000 - 97,000
Provenance: (the first vase): Chait Galleries, New York, November 1964
(The second vase): C.T. Loo & Co., New York
The Collection of Evelyn Annenberg Hall,
Christie's New York, 29 March 2006, lots 127 (second vase) and 128 (first vase)
The Langsdorf Collection of Qing Dynasty Porcelain, Collection nos.139 (first vase) and 142 (second vase)
Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com