Lot 53. A group of four Annamese and South-East Asian ceramics, 15th to 19th century; 7.5, 7.2, 10 and 11.2 cm., 3, 2 7/8 , 3 7/8 and 4 3/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 HKD. Lot sold 8,125 HKD (1,048 USD). Photo Sotheby's
comprising a jar of compressed globular form, painted around the exterior with four lotus blossoms wreathed in scrolling foliage, wood stand; a kendi painted around the body and on the spout with stylised lotus; a crackle-glazed globular jar painted with upright panels divided by ruyi heads, below a band of undulous waves and detached ruyi scrolls around the shoulder; and an olive-green glazed double-gourd vase set with two small loop handles, the body finely incised with diapers between concentric lines.
Sotheby's. Playthings From The Collection of Edward T. Chow Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Collections Chinese Art Through the Eye of Sakamoto Gor - Asian Lacquer, Hong Kong, 27 may 2014