Lot 65. A celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase, 18th century; 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 5,736. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002
The neck applied with scrolling handles, the base moulded with lotus petals, and surmounted by a lotus seed pod, all under a pale greyish-green bubble-suffused glaze paling over the extremities, the foot-rim dressed dark brown.
Christie's. Chinese Ceramics & Chinese Export Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 November 2002