A large blue and white fish bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 82. A large blue and white fish bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 49.5cm., 19 1/2 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007

brightly painted in underglaze-blue with long-tailed pheasants perched amongst rockwork, flowering shrubs and other birds in flight, all beneath a moulded rim with scroll band. 

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 16 May 2007