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Lot 346. A 'clair-de-lune'-glazed bottle vase, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)7 in. (17.9 cm.) highEstimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 39,650. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 

With a compressed globular body and a tall neck rising from a short, slightly tapering foot, the vase is covered overall in an attractive soft lavender glaze

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of ArtLondon, 15 May 2012