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Qinq Dynasty, Bronze Dou, Ritual Vessel

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Qinq Dynasty, Bronze Dou, Ritual Vessel
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In excellent condition. Our bronze Dou or pedestal form vessel was used on late Qing alters for various ritual purposes. In excellent condition, this vessel is in a some what archaic style, yet retains a pleasant symmetry and form. The elaborate relief decoration and detail on the body, pedestal and foot is a stylistic reprise of an earlier time. Dou frequently had covers so we are uncertain if our piece was crafted without a cover or if the original cover is missing. Note the guild or foundry markings on the rim. Please inquire with questions or requests for more images. Circa 1910. H: 10", D: 5.5".


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