A blanc de chine figure of Guanyin, 18th century

finely modelled in a seated position with her left arm resting on a curved support, the hair tied, the hands hidden within the sleeves of the long robes she is wearing, impressed gourd-shaped sealmark of He Chaozong to the back -- 6in. (15.3cm.) high, wood stand. Est. £2,000 - £3,000


A white glazed circular dish, 18th century

with incised anhua-type decoration of scrolling leafy lotus sprays to the interior and exterior -- 13½in. (34.4cm.) diam. Est. £1,500 - £2,000

Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York label to base.


A moulded white glazed bowl, 18th-19th century

with gently curving sides, moulded in relief to the exterior with a stylised lotus petal border issuing from the foot, the rim with a scrolling border, Chenghua six character underglaze blue mark to base -- 7 7/8in. (20cm.) diam. Est. £800 - £1,200

Christie's. Chinese Works of Art. 10 September 2009. London, South Kensington. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 www.christies.com