A Famille-verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 141. A Famille-verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); ; 41.8cm., 16 1/2 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 26,250 GBPPhoto Sothebys 2013

the globular body rising from a short foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted with four budding lotus sprays alternating with lanterns variously decorated with landscape, birds and horse, all below large ruyi-shaped lappets enclosing butterflies amongst floral blooms on a stippled ground, the neck encircled by meandering lotus sprays, all divided by lappet, diaper, keyfret and ruyi bands

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London, 15 mai 2013