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A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period. Estimate 6,0008,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s

of flared form, painted with a main scene depicting a kneeling attendant presenting an official’s cap to a dignitary surrounded by soldiers in a mountainous landscape, all above a seated scholar accompanied by an attendant in a landscape with plantain, the foot encircled by pendent leaf lappets, incised with a floral scroll at the rim and a chevron band around the lower body; 43.2cm., 17in.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM