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A large Chinese blue and white double gourd vase. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

painted with scrolling lotus, below a band of ascending leaves to the neck, Xuande mark to the base; 47cm; 18½in - Estimate 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 23,750 GBP

PROVENANCE: Acquired from Vanderven & Vanderven in 1986

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A Chinese blue and white garniture, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

comprising three square vases and covers and two of gu-form, painted with panels of peony, prunus and chrysanthemum; 32.5cm; 13 1/4in to 34cm; 13 3/8in. - Estimate 5,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP

PROVENANCE: Acquired from Vanderven & Vanderven at Grosvenor House

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A large Chinese blue and white baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

painted with flowers and lappet panels, reserved on a blue ground, beneath a band of ascending leaves, Chenghua mark; 40.7cm; 16in - Estimate 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,625 GBP

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A large Chinese blue and white baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

painted with a continuous scene of scholars and boys, adapted as a lamp, drilled for electricity; 32cm. high; 1ft. ¾in - Estimate 1,000—1,500 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP

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Chinese blue and white baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

the short domed foot rising to a rounded body and flaring rim, painted with jardinieres and flowers and floral roundels, fitted for electricity; 42.3cm; 165/8in - Estimate 1,000—1,500 GBP. Lot Sold  4,000 GBP

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A Chinese blue and white double gourd vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

painted with jardinieres of flowers and moulded chrysanthemum; 25.5cm; 10in - Estimate 800—1,200 GBP. Lot Sold 1,625 GBP

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A Chinese blue and white white metal-mounted baluster jug and cover, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

of baluster form, painted with figures and flowers in moulded lappet panels; 15.2cm; 6in - Estimate 600—800 GBP. Lot Sold 1,250 GBP

PROVENANCE: Acquired from Vanderven & Vanderven in 1993

Sotheby's. Ashdown House: The Winter Queen and the Earl of Craven, 27 Oct 10 London www.sothebys.com