A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 247. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.

of steeply rounded form, painted with a continuous scene with figures in a rocky mountainous landscape, fishermen poling sampans on a wide river, pavilions nestled amidst lush vegetation, with sections of the trees highlighted in copper-red, the base perforated with a circular hole, all below a ruyi border around the rim; 57 cm, 22 1/2  in.

ProvenanceIn the family between 1812-1836 and thence by descent. 

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016