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Lot 67. Three blue and white spittoons, zhadou, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908). The tallest 8.2cm (3 1/5in) high. Sold for £ 12,500 (€ 14,012). © Bonhams.

Each of elegant form with a compressed globular body surmounted by a broad flared neck, the neck and body delicately painted with a continuous composite scrolls of blossoming flowers, divided by interlinked ruyi-head and key-fret borders, all beneath a ruyi-head collar and above a band of cloud scrolls.

Provenance: an English private collection

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014