Lot 358. A double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 23.8cm., 9 3/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP . Photo: Sotheby's
the upper gourd painted in underglaze-blue and red with leafy branches bearing six peaches, the lower gourd covered in a celadon glaze beneath a red and green floral scroll band, the base inscribed with mark reading Shijin Tang zhi (Hall of Generations of Splendour).