Lot 97. A pair of blue and white jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44.5cm (17 1/4in) high. Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000. Sold for £ 8,187 (€ 9,558). Photo: Bonhams.
Each painted around the exterior in vibrant tones with shaped panels containing mountainous landscapes, baskets of flowers, and blooming peonies issuing from rocks, the central bands divided by and overlapping circles, all between ruyi-shaped panels on the foot and shoulder with floral scrolls, the covers similarly painted surmounted by a lotus-bud finial.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 7 Nov 2019