Lot 1023. A blue and white baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7 1/2 in., 19 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $13,750. © Sotheby's
the tapered ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to an everted rim, painted in shades of blue with a scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the base inscribed with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark.
Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.
Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent.