A white soft-paste bottle vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 129. A white soft-paste bottle vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 14,400 USD. Photo: Sothebys.

the globular body molded in low relief with four shou characters encircled by kui dragons and flying bats, all between wave lappets and keyfret skirting the foot and ruyi head lappets and further keyfret at the shoulders,  the tall cylindrical neck molded with upright plantain leaves, all beneath a lightly crackled clear glaze; 15 in., 38.1 cm.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 31 mars 2005