A 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain charger with landscape decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams

Its canted rim and low cavetto painted in underglaze blue, iron red and gilt with a continuous landscape scene while a lotus garden encircled by mountains fills the floor of the well, the reverse without decoration; 19 1/8in (48.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$6,000 - 9,000
Exhibited:  Phoenix Art Museum, 1980 - January 2010
Two 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain triple gourd vases. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams
Each vase with globular lobes decreasing in size as they rise from the tall foot to the flared neck, painted in brilliantly hued underglaze cobalt, overglaze iron red, green and gilt with similar seasonal flower sprays and various horizontal decorative bands; the mouth of each vase now enclosed within later gilt metal mounts. 19 3/8in (49cm). Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000
Property from a San Francisco Estate
Sold to Benefit Research and Clinical Support for Pulmonary Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco
Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com