Lot 103. A celadon-glazed vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 21.5cm., 8 1/2 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.
modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the body of square section rising from a short spreading circular foot to a tapering circular ribbed neck, moulded with the bagua (Eight Trigrams) to each of the straight sides, covered overall in a pale celadon glaze, the base with a six-character Qianlong seal mark.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 09 Nov 2011