A Chinese porcelain famille verte wine cup of conical form.. Six character mark of Chenghua within a double square, late Kangxi, circa 1720. Courtesy Marchant

delicately painted with a standing scholar holding a staff beside a deer holding a single piece of lingzhi in its mouth, the reverse with a pine tree amongst rockwork, 3 5/8 inches, 9.2cm diameter. Price on request

• Formerly in a private Dutch collection.

• Previously sold by Bluett and Sons, London.

MARCHANT; www.marchantiques.com