Lot 146. A blue and white pear-shaped 'Lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 16 5/8 in., 42.2 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's.
raised on a high pedestal with a flaring foot and rising to a galleried rim, painted all around the body with scrolling lotus flowers all above petal lappets between a geometric border around the foot and below the rim, the base with double circles in underglaze blue.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013