A small blue and white meiping. Qing dynasty, 18th century Photo: Sotheby's

the body elegantly rising to rounded shoulders surmounted by a short waisted neck, painted with a meandering composite floral scroll within double-line borders, the base of the neck encircled with a band of swirls; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Lot 120. Estimation 6,000-8,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 6,875 GBP. 

PROVENANCE: Spink & Son, London (by repute).
Sotheby's London, 10th March 2005, lot 253.

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