A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot. Kangxi Mark and Period.  Photo Bonhams

Its curving exterior walls incised with three dragon roundels and covered with a mottled rosy-red layer exhibiting patches of faint green beneath the celadon-tinged glaze covering the interior and the base centered with the underglaze blue six-character mark in two rows of regular script, the original mouth and neck replaced by a metal band mount; 5in (12.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000

Property Formerly from the Daibutsu Gallery, San Francisco, California


A celadon glazed porcelain bottle vase with carved decoration. Kangxi Period.  Photo Bonhams

Potted with a flared rim to the long neck encircled by a band of overlapping petals while the globular body displays a single chilong striding across a ground of lingzhi fungus and leaf scrolls, the celadon glaze extending from the top of the neck to the exterior of the spreading foot and a colorless glaze appearing on the interior neck and the deeply recessed base displaying an artemesia leaf mark within a double ring drawn in underglaze blue.: 8in (20.5cm) high. Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000

Property from the Collection of J. Lester Jervis

Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com