Lot 366. A flambé-glazed moonflask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), Si Gan Cao Tang hall mark; 31.5 cm, 12 3/8 in. Estimate £5,000 — 7,000. Lot Sold 16,250 GBP (20,768 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
the flattened globular body rising from a short oval foot to a waisted neck and a metal-bound rim, flanked by a pair of chilong handles, covered overall with a brilliant rich purple glaze with milky-blue and lavender streaks, the base with a four-character mark in underglaze blue.