October 9, 03:14 AM GMT
1,500,000 - 2,000,000 HKD
A fine copper-red and underglaze-blue 'sanduo' vase, meiping,
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period
of finely potted slender form with low rounded shoulders rising to slightly waisted neck and lipped rim, finely painted in vivid tones of rich ruby-red with detached fruiting sprays of pomegranate, peach, and finger-citron, alternating with flowering peony, prunus and peach blossoms, on slender branches with their associated foliage and lingzhi fungus sprigs, all above a band of pendant leaves, the shoulders encircled by a band of ruyi heads beneath floral sprays, the base unglazed
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21st May 1985, lot 143.