A very large three-piece famille rose garniture, Qianlong period. Estimate 12,000 – $18,000 USD. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015.
Comprising a pair of baluster vases and a shouldered vase and cover, each finely enameled with lohans at various pursuits beneath songbirds perched in blossoming boughs trailing from the rim, flanked by lion-mask handles; 24 ¼ in (61.5 cm) high
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza