A blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams.
Painted in graded washes and outlines of cobalt with lotus flowers, bronze-shaped vases and other objects for the scholar's table encircling the tall body and other decorative bands drawn around the cupped rim, the cylindrical neck with its raised string band and the base above the foot, a double ring centering the recessed base and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with glaze. 18 1/8in (46cm) high. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€5,900 - 8,800)
FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/