Lot 361. A blue and white 'Boys' jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.9 cm, 5 3/4 in. Estimate £4,000 — 6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the ovoid body rising from a short straight foot to a slightly waisted neck, painted to the exterior with boys engaged in various pursuits in a garden, all between a band of stylised floral panels at the shoulder and a band of flower petals above the foot, the base with a stylised rabbit in underglazed blue.