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Lot 17. A celadon-glazed carved baluster jar, 18th century; 30.2cm (12in) high. Sold for £10,625 (€12,720). Photo courtesy Bonham's

The exterior finely carved with four various mythical beasts amidst cloud scrolls and flames, each depicted with a sturdy body and a long stout tail with one also depicted with a pair of wings, each standing on jagged rocks protruding from swirling waves, all beneath a interlocking ruyi-head border, covered in a celadon glaze of lustrous tone, the base unglazed, wood stand. 

Provenance: an English private collection

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street. 7 Nov 2013