Two Chinese Glazed Models of Standing Ducks. Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012

Each modelled with their head turned and incised decoration, one with the plumage painted in 'egg and spinach'; the other in green, yellow and blue. The taller 9¾ in. (24.6 cm.) high (2) - Estimate £5,000 - £8,000

Provenance: With Marguarite Gobard, Paris, part labels to the bases 

Christie's Interiors, 4 September 2012, London, South Kensington