Lot 964. A small famille rose turquoise-ground brush pot, Qianlong four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 3¼ in. (8.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 8,125© Christie's Images Ltd 2014

The sides are decorated in relief with raised panels of figures and pavilions in river landscapes, between gilded flower sprays and butterflies, all on a finely pebbled turquoise ground. The interior and base are also covered in turquoise enamel, box

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza