Lot 163. A blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 17.2cm (6 3/4in) high. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,800 - 7,100). Photo: Bonhams.
Painted around the exterior with two large panels divided by two large shou characters, the panels containing scenes of a dignitary receiving an official, flanked by attendants and officials.
Provenance: a British private collection, and thence by descent