A Small Blue And White Beaker Vase. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's

of archaic bronze gu-form, the central bulb decorated with lingzhi and interlocking scrollwork, the splayed base and the trumpet neck with a composite floral scroll, a band of classic scroll beneath the widely flaring rim, seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 8 7/16 in., 21.4 cm. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 290,500 USD

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 1995, lot 71.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 11 sept. 2012 www.sotheby's.com