A blue and white 'Phoenix' vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 433. A blue and white 'Phoenix' vase, yuhuchunping, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 22.8 cm, 9 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's

of pear shape, painted with four phoenix in flight amidst meandering floral scrolls between cash coin and lappet bands, the neck encircled by upright plantain leaves above a floral scroll.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 Nov 2017