A turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period

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A turquoise-glazed and slip-decorated bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's

the compressed body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck, painted in white slip around the exterior with bats suspending wanzi and lotus stems, interspersed by shou characters, all below a band of alternating bats and ruyi heads, and a wan border, the neck similarly decorated, the rim gilt, the base inscribed with the seal mark in iron-red enamel - 30.6cm., 12in.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM