Large Chinese claire de lune hu vase, 18th century. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The large baluster vase applied at shoulder with twin qilong handles; horizontal string bands decorate the neck and shoulder, against a pale celadon glazed ground and raised on splaying footring and associated stand. H: 15 1/2 in. Estimate $800-1,200 

Unrepaired crack at rim, 4in vertical and 3in horizontal 

Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00 http://www.freemansauction.com