A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, Circa 1640

Lot 175. A blue and white sleeve vase, rolwagen, Circa 1640; 44.8cm (17 5/8in) highEstimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€21,000 - 28,000)Sold for £ 37,500 (€ 41,966). Photo Bonhams.

Painted in vivid shades of cobalt blue depicting a hunting scene with mounted dignitaries drawing their bows and arrows, galloping across a landscape surrounded by rocky outcrops and scattered with trees, accompanied by footmen holding pikes and an attendant behind carrying a shoulder pole tied with preys, all beneath stiff leaves to the slightly everted rim. 

NoteCompare with a related blue and white sleeve vase, dated to the Chongzhen period, depicting huntsmen, sold at Christie's New York, 16 March 2015, lot 3532.

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST -LONDON, NEW BOND STREET