Lot 1760. An unusual miniature white-glazed hu-form vase, Qianlong four-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. 

The pear-shaped vase incised with a design of a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl admidst clouds, above a wave band that encircles the base, raised on a straight foot ring, wood stand.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011