A Blue and White 'boys' Square Vase. Yongzheng Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's
each side painted with a rectangular panel enclosing four boys in various leisurely pursuits, riding a hobby-horse, catching crickets, fishing and playing with toys, all reserved on a ground of dense scrolling lotus extending from below the neck to above the foot, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Height 4 3/8 in., 11 cm. Estimation: 3,000 - 5,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 31,250 USD
PROVENANCE: Christie's Swire Hong Kong, 31st March 1992, lot 613.
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