A flambé-glazed pear-shaped vase, 18th-19th century. Estimate £1,200 – 1,500 (€1,600 – 2,000). Photo Bonhams.
The heavily potted body curving up from a short foot rim to a wide belly, the flaring neck flanked with moulded bamboo-form handles, all covered in a mottled purple and sky blue transmutation glaze thinning at the handles and rim to a mushroom brown hue. 36.5cm (14 3/8in) high
Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE