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A cobalt blue overlay glass bottle vase Qianlong

A cobalt blue overlay glass bottle vase, Qianlong. Photo Bonhams.

With compressed globular body and tall cylindrical neck, carved in relief with flowering leafy plants issuing from pierced rockwork, the shoulder with ruyi and lappet bands, the neck with bats amongst cloud scrolls, beneath an overlapping foliate pendant border, on an opaque, milky white ground. 20.5cm (8.1/8in) high. Estimate £1,000 – 2,000 (€1,200 – 2,500) 

The base with Christie’s London label, 15 November 2000, Lot 121 

Bonhams. ASIAN ART. 11 Sep 2014 10:30 BST. LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE