A white metal ewer and cover, Kundika. Ming Dynasty or laterPhoto Bonhams

Each side decorated with panels delicately cast with designs of dragons among lotus below a formal lotus medallion, the spout decorated with scrolling designs, on a high splayed foot. 26cm (10¼in) high (2). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, € 2,400 - 3,600, HK$ 24,000 - 37,000

BonhamsChinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge