A doucai 'bajixiang' vase, bianhu, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 144. A doucai 'bajixiang' vase, bianhu, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,773 - USD 10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The vase is decorated on one side with a pink lotus bloom surrounded by four of the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist Emblems'; the other side with an iron-red lotus encircled by the other four Bajixiang. The shoulders are applied with a pair of butterfly-form handles. The base is covered with a clear glaze; 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) high.

Property from a private Hong Kong collector

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong