A fine and rare pair of lavender-glazed altar vessels and covers, dou, Seal marks and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 天藍釉淺浮雕蓋豆一對 《大清乾隆年製》款
A fine and rare pair of lavender-glazed altar vessels and covers, dou
Seal marks and period of Qianlong
清乾隆 天藍釉淺浮雕蓋豆一對 《大清乾隆年製》款
24.5 and 24.8 cm
Overall excellent condition with only a short forked firing line of approx. 0.4 cm to the rim of one cover. The soft lavender glaze is very well preserved with only occasional light scratches.
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The Gandolfini family collection, Italy.
Marchant, London, 28th October 2009.
A Greek private collection.