Lot 159. A blue and white archaistic vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 14 3/4 in., 37.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 10,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. © Sotheby's.
with wide canted shoulders surmounted by a trumpet-shaped neck with a galleried rim, painted all over in shades of underglaze blue with floral scrolls beneath a band of waves encircling the shoulders, with florets and upright plantain lappets at the neck and flanked by a pair of dragon handles, the rim with further wave motifs.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013