Lot 27. A 'Langyao' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 9 1/8 in., 23.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USDLot sold 17,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's

the pear-shaped body tapering into a tall slender neck, covered overall with a crushed deep-strawberry-crackled glaze, thinning at the mouth rim and pooling at the foot. 

Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw

Provenance: Property of the Estate of Dr. Ip Yee, Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1984, lot 214.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012