Lot 434. A small cloisonné enamel seal paste box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 4.8cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. © Sotheby's.

of cylindrical form, the cover decorated with a floral spray and bamboo issuing from rocks, encircled at the sides with meandering floral scrolls.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 7 November 2012