A blue and white vase, Ming Dynasty, Chongzheng period (1628-1644)

Lot 220. A blue and white vase, Ming Dynasty, Chongzheng period (1628-1644); 45.4cm., 17 7/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 5,000 USDCourtesy Sotheby's.

the tapering cylindrical body rising to a waisted neck flaring at the rim, painted with jardinières of flowers in a garden including lotus, crab-apple, camellia and daisies, all below a lappet band, the neck with bamboo and lingzhi.

ProvenanceCollection of George and Cornelia Wingfield Digby.
Sotheby's London, 12th June 2003, lot 1099.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 november 2015