Lot 197. A large famille rose vase, fanghu, circa 1900; 43cm., 17in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. © Sotheby's

of archaistic bronze form, the pear-shaped body rising from a gently spreading foot to a waisted neck, applied with two dragon handles, painted in bright enamels with blossoming peony to one side and bamboo to the other, the neck with landscape scenes

The Julian Thompson Study Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014