An underglaze-blue and famille-rose five-piece garniture, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 6,000 — 9,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s
comprising three baluster vases and covers and a pair of beaker vases, each variously decorated with shaped underglaze-blue cartouches formed from stylised floral and foliate motifs, enclosing famille-rose figures within garden landscapes and pavilions, alternating with smaller cartouches with flowers, birds and landscapes, all below a faux-Ftizhugh border and cellular diaper band. Quantity: 8; 34.3cm., 13 1/2 in.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Sotheby’s, Collections, London | 28 Oct 2014, 10:30 AM