Lot 750. An underglaze-blue, copper-red and celadon-glazed brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

of cylindrical form, the exterior painted with a continuous landscape depicting a thatched-roof pavilion lakeside among leafing trees, a fishing boat off-shore plying the calm water, a cluster of rustic huts alongside a rocky outcropping, and further trees among rolling hills in the distance, the countersunk base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 20 march 2019