Lot 1016. Two blue and white bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height of taller 8 7/8 in., 22.5 cm. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Sold: $3,250. © Sotheby's
each of globular form with tall, slender necks flaring slightly at the rim, painted in vibrant blue with flowers and rockwork in shaped reserves against a ground of the 'Hundred Antiques' motif (2).
Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.
Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent.