A finely decorated blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, 17th century

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Lot 853. A finely decorated blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional period, 17th century; 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) highEstimate: USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 125,000© Christie's 2021

The tapering, cylindrical vase is well decorated around the sides with a central figure seated in a pavilion along with her attendants, with an immortal standing on a cloud descending from the sky, all below borders of scrolling clouds on the shoulder and pendent lappets below the mouth.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021