A blue and white soft-paste vase, cong, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 194. A blue and white soft-paste vase, cong, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 35.5cm., 14inEstimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,375 GBPPhoto courtesy Sotheby's 2009

the square section body moulded to each corner with four square recessed panels enclosing a horizontal rib, reserved on an underglaze blue floral scroll ground, divided by vertical rectangular panels enclosing composite floral scrolls, supported on a short circular foot with a spearhead band, the tapering neck similarly painted with floral diaper and spearhead bands.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 04 Nov 2009