6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A BLUE AND WHITE JARDINIERE, KANGXI (1662-1722)
painted around the tall slightly rounded body with a dragon chasing the flaming pearl, amongst waves and scrolling clouds -- 9in. (22.9cm.) wide.
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