A small blue and white brushpot, circa 1640Photo: Sotheby's.

the cylindrical body painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a continuous scene of figures in a rocky landscape, all between incised chevron bands at the rim and foot; 16.6cm., 6 1/2 in. Lot 110. Estimation 15,000-20,000 GBP. Unsold

PROVENANCE: Imperial Oriental Art, New York (acquired by present owner, 23rd March 2002

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