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Lot 51. A large blue and white vase, Hu, Qianlong seal mark, Republic Period; 55cm (21 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 6,000-8,000Sold for £ 11,312 (€ 12,530). Photo: Bonhams.

Painted around the body with scrolling lotus, with further lotus scrolls on the neck, flanked by a pair of applied taotie-mask ring handles.

Provenance: an Italian private collection.

Note: See a similar blue and white vase, Qianlong seal mark, late Qing dynasty/Republic period, which was sold at Bonhams London, 17 May 2018, lot 234.

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 5 Nov 2020