Lot 37

A rare Chinese porcelain powder blue ground bottle vase, Kangxi period, painted in underglaze blue and copper red with a dragon to the slender neck and two mythical beasts to the body interspersed with three incised clouds, apocryphal underglaze blue Jiaqing mark to base, 41cm high, on carved hardwood stand

Provenance: Private collection, acquired by the family of the current owner prior to 1920

There is an old 6cm hairline crack to the rim.