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A famille verte hexagonal bottle and cover, Kangxi

Each facet alternately painted with elegant ladies within a garden, flowers amidst rockwork, and collections of scholar's objects, all below a meandering floral scroll on the flat shoulder, the cover similarly painted around the sides. 28.8cm (11¼in) high. (2). Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000 - Unsold.

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com