Lot 3642. A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44.3 cm, 17 3/8 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD (38,643 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
sturdily potted with a tall baluster body surmounted by a trumpet neck flaring at the rim, the body decorated with a continuous landscape scene and detailed with a recluse seated in a pavilion and looking out at the tranquil river, the neck bordered with a raised fillet and decorated with bands of dots, scrollwork and rectangular projections.
Provenance: Collection of John Jacob Astor (1763-1848), thence by descent in the family.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Apr 2019