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Lot 240. A blue and white 'sanduo' meiping, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height 12⅞ in., 32.8 cmEstimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 17,640 USD. © Sotheby's 2021

finely potted, the baluster body rising from a slightly splayed foot to broad shoulders and a short, waisted neck surmounted by a lipped rim, decorated in simulated 'heaping and piling' cobalt blue with fruiting sprays of peaches, pomegranates and finger citrons all between a trefoil border at the shoulder and a band of pendent plantain leaves encircling the lower body, the neck painted with a band of waves above a collar of radiating lappets.

ProvenanceH. Woods Wilson, London, 3rd September 1986.
Collection of Elaine Schiffman (1922-2000), and thence by descent.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021