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Lot 40. A large underglaze red decorated hu-form vase, Late Qing-Republic period; 21 1/4in (54cm) high. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Sold for US$ 7,500. © Bonhams.

Powerfully drawn with four five-clawed dragons contending in a turbulent sea, the dynamic scene set off by raised elephant handles.

Provenance: A Private Oregon Collection by Descent from China. 

BonhamsChinese Works of Art, Los Angeles, 17 December 2019