Lot 307. A blue and white 'landscape' sleeve vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Height 16 3/4 in., 42.5 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot Sold 50,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's
well painted in a rich tone of blue with a scene of thatched cottages on stilts by the river edge, its curtains fluttering in the breeze, surrounded by trees and large mist-shrouded rocks, with three towering peaks in the distance, all between incised borders and below pendent leaf tips on the waisted neck.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 17 sept. 2013