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A blue and white vase, gu, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,388 – $9,582). Price Realized  £8,750 ($13,974). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014

The vase is decorated to the exterior in vibrant shades of cobalt blue with two continuous scenes of scholars amongst mountainous landscapes, separated by a band of floral sprays to the centre. 17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high

Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 3 November 1987, lot 505

Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington