Top-seller on March 17 was a 9½in (24cm) tall Guan-type mallet vase, catalogued as probably Yuan or early Ming period (mid-late 14th century). The vase came with an old provenance and was estimated at £18,000-25,000.
It sold at £36,000.
A Qianlong mark and period cloisonné bottle vase, 5¾in (14.5cm) tall and decorated with scrolling lots on a pale blue ground quadrupled the mid-estimate at £10,000.
A similarly sized cylindrical porcelain brush pot, in famille verte enamels with figures and mythical beasts in landscape, made £6000, 10 times the top estimate.