A fine Ming-style blue and white 'floral scroll' water pot, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

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Lot 3212. A fine Ming-style blue and white 'floral scroll' water pot, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,852 - USD 64,754). Price Realised HKD 687,500 (USD 89,050). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.

The water pot is finely painted with simulated 'heaping and piling' effect with a composite floral scroll beneath a ruyi-cloud collar and above a band of upright lappets. The mouth rim has a shallow indentation to serve as a spoon rest. 4 3/8 in. (11.3 cm.) diam.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall