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Lot 165. A blue-glazed ritual vessel and cover, dou, Daoguang incised seal marks and period (1821-1850)Height 23.4 cm, 9 1/5 inEstimate: 18,000 - 22,000 GBP. Lot sold 23,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's

the U-shaped body supported on a tall waisted spreading foot, surmounted by a domed cover set with a rope-twist knob, moulded to the exterior with anarchistic bands in shallow relief, covered overall with a rich blue glaze, the interior of the cover and foot each with a raised six-character seal mark.

Provenance: Formerly in an private English collection (by repute).

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019