A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 250. A blue and white bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

the globular body rising to a slender waisted neck, painted with shaped cartouches enclosing lotus scrolls and chrysanthemum florets against a blue ground, all reserved against scattered prunus flowers and scrolling leaves, the neck painted with further shaped cartouches on a ground of prunus florets, with chevron bands at the neck and foot. Height 7 3/4  in., 19.3 cm

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM