Lot 15. A large blue and white vase, hu, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 55 cm, 21 5/8 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,625,000 HKD (207,529 USD). © Sotheby's.
sturdily potted with a baluster body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck, flanked by a pair of mask handles suspending mock rings, the body decorated with floral scrolls, below upright plantain leaves encircling the neck.