Lot 65. A blue and white sleeve vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th century; 43.3 cm, 17 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD (63,855 USD). © Sotheby's.
the cylindrical body surmounted by a waisted neck, finely painted in shades of cobalt blue with a variety of archaistic vases containing floral sprays and ruyi, all between incised borders of leafy florets and zigzags around the shoulder and base, and beneath a band of upright leaves around the neck.