A gilt decorated 'caf' au lait' baluster vase, Jiaqing mark (1796-1820)

Lot 215. A gilt decorated 'café au lait' baluster vase, Jiaqing mark (1796-1820); 19.5cm, 7 3/8 inEstimate 4.000-6.000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008

the well potted vase painted with applied bird-head ring handles, with three horizontal bands of densely scrolling lotus, each bordered with thin bands of diaper and formal floral scrolls, with petal panels at the base and ascending leaves below the rim.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London