A pair of white-glazed altar vessels, dou, Guangxu incised six-character marks in a line and of the period (1875-1908)

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Lot 66. A pair of white-glazed altar vessels, dou, Guangxu incised six-character marks in a line and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,894 - USD 38,840)Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

Each is modelled after an archaic bronze dou as a stem bowl and cover, and moulded with various decorative bands of archaistic design. The mark is incised in a line inside the flared foot. 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high.

ProvenanceGeorg Weishaupt Collection, Berlin
Acquired by the present family in 2001

Property from a German family collection.

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong