Lot 889. A pair of unusual peachbloom-decorated powder-blue-ground bottle vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014
Each vase is decorated with three leaf-shaped panels enclosing three mythical beasts, two sitting on their hind legs and facing one another and the third crouching, all with eyes picked out in underglaze blue, the base is unglazed.
Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza