A large doucai 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' square vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 28. A large doucai 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' square vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 19 3/8  in., 49.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD© Sotheby's.

of baluster form with a splayed foot and waisted neck, densely decorated to the body with the auspicious emblems surrounded by leafy flower scrolls, all between a band of upright lappets and stylized florets, the neck encircled by formalized foliate scrolls, the foot with pendent ruyi heads, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 Sep 2017