Lot 113. A large Chinese blue and white porcelain baluster vase and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 57 cm, 22 1/2 in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. © Sotheby's.
with a spreading foot rising to a baluster body, the exterior decorated with panels of flowering plants issuing from craggy rockwork, with further smaller panels of flowers at the neck, the domed cover similarly painted and surmounted with a knopped finial.
Provenance: Queen Anna Pauwlona of the Netherlands (1795-1865), no.197.