Lot 145. A celadon-glazed 'gourd and butterfly' wall vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795), 5.3cm (6in) high (2). Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€9,600 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams.
Delicately potted in the form of a gourd moulded with vertical ribs, borne on applied branches issuing curling vines and a smaller gourd above a wasp, all reserved under a translucent glaze of sea-green tone, box.