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A small blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams.

Painted with bands of pearls and T-scrolls to either side of the raised string band surrounding the flared neck above Shoulao holding a peach and Liu Hai with his three-legged toad standing below, the lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the pad of the set-in foot, a double ring in underglaze blue centers the recessed base. 7 3/4in (19.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,400)

FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/