A Chinese blue glass bottle vase. 18th-19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

The globular body supported on a short straight-cut foot and surmounted by a tall slightly flared neck, 14 in. (35.5 cm. ) high. Est. £400 - £600 Price Realized £3,500

Provenance: Acquired from Spink & Son, London, 1966.

Christie's. Living with Design: The Collections of Walter Lees and Mr NC. 16 July 2010 London, King Street www.christies.com