Lot 1109. A celadon-glazed drum-form flower vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 3 3/4 in., 9.5 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $10,625. © Sotheby's
of characteristic barrel form encircled by two bands of small bosses and set on each side with lion-mask ring handles, the top pierced with seven circular apertures, covered overall with a pale grayish-green glaze, the foot rim with brown dressing, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue, wood stand (2).
Provenance: Acquired between 1930-36, and thence by descent.
Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017