A blue and white 'landscape' Yenyen vase.  Qing dynasty, Kangxi periodPhoto: Sotheby's.

painted around the exterior in strong cobalt-blue tones with figures in a rocky landscape by riverbanks and a lone fisherman poling a sampan, the scene repeated around the neck, all separated by scrolling cloud bands and line borders, the base inscribed with a doublecircle in underglaze-blue; 44.7cm., 17 5/8 in. Estimation 10,000-15,000 GBP. Lot 116 vendu: 15,000 GBP 

PROVENANCE: Frank Caro, New York, 7th December 1983.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. Londres | 16 mai 2012www.sothebys.com