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A large pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Each with a central lotus-form panel of antiques and auspicious objects surrounded by six panels in the shape of leaves and fruit enclosing ducks, pheasants, cranes, carp, grasshoppers, a ship and a qilin, the panels flanked by dragons and on a trellis-ground, the reverse with an artemesia leaf and double circle in underglaze blue; 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) diameter (2) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000

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A pair of famille verte dishes, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Each enameled to the center with a Buddhist lion eyeing birds and butterflies in flight, alternating lotus and ruyi-head panels at the well, trellis and foliate panels at the rim, the reverse with a band of scrolling lotus vine and sacred fungus within a double circle in underglaze blue, 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm.) diameter (2) - Estimate $18,000 - $24,000

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A rare famille verte molded Teapot And Cover, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Hexagonal with the Eight Horses of Mu Wang beneath an arched double serpent handle; 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $8,000 - $12,000

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An unusual famille verte hexagonal Ewer and Cover, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Of kendi-type form with long neck to grasp as a handle, the body molded and decorated as spotted green and yellow bamboo above a row of iron-red petals, the curving spout as yellow bamboo while the molded cover is centered by a flower-head; 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $7,000 - $10,000

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A pair of famille verte vases, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Each of knopped square form, the sides enameled with panels of flowers, landscapes, Buddhist lions, rabbits, antiques and auspicious ribbon-tied objects; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $4,000 - $6,000

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An unusual famille verte dish, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Enameled with a pair of peacocks in a fenced flower garden, smaller birds and butterflies hovering above and beside them a table of potted plants, one including a pennant on a pole, the back petal-molded and with underglaze blue artemesia leaf mark within a circle; 14½ in. (36.8 cm.) diameter - Estimate $3,000 - $5,000

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A small pair of famille verte vases, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

Decorated in mirror image with a happy monk seated on the ground, his large stomach protruding from his robes and two small boys at his side, above them fly iron-red bats; 7 in. (17.7 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $3,000 - $5,000

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A pair of famille verte jars, Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

The faceted baluster sides decorated with various flowering plants, butterflies at the rim; 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $3,000 - $5,000

Christie's.  Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com