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A massive blue and white porcelain jardinière, 19th Century. photo Bonhams

Painted in deep cobalt blue line and wash with lion dogs riding waves around the exterior walls, a flower head band filling the narrow waist and a composite flower and leaf scroll band surrounding the wide, flat rim. 22 1/4 in (56.5 cm) high; 29 7/8 (75.8 cm) long - Sold for $103,700

Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 22 Jun 2010. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.con