A Small Famille-Verte Rouleau Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo  Sotheby's

inely enameled with a lady holding a rose in one hand and a fan in the other, playing with three boys, the reverse inscribed with a poem signed Zhuju (Bamboo Residence) with a seal of the same name, the shoulder encircled by three decorative borders below bamboo. Height 10 in., 25.4 cm. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 27,500 USD

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20th November 1976, lot 607.
The T.Y Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part II,Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th May 1987, lot 304 (part).
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30th April-1st May 1996, lot 471.

EXHIBITED: Ming and Ch'ing Porcelain from the collection of the T.Y Chao Family Foundation, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1978,
cat. no. 65

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