A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period

Lot 471. A blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period; 43 cm, 16 7/8  in. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Sold: £6,250. © Sotheby's

the cylindrical body rising from a flat base to a short waisted neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a phoenix and qilin in a fenced garden.

ProvenanceMillon et Associes, Paris, 31st October 2014.

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017