Lot 40. A pair of wucai flaring vases, Gu, Shunzhi period (1664-1661). Each 54cm (21 1/4in) high. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 (€ 14,000 - 17,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019
Each vase decorated in bright enamels and underglaze blue on the flared top section with a continuous scene of courtly ladies and scholarly gentlemen engaged in leisurely pursuits within a garden setting, a band of peonies to the mid section, and pomegranates to the lower section.
Provenance: Christie's New York, 8 October 2013, lot 182.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019