A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640

Lot 336. A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640. Estimate GBP 8,000 — 12,000. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's.

the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slightly waisted neck and flaring mouth, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with scholars seated conversing in a garden, all below a band of stylised flowers at the neck: 38 cm, 15 in.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM