16 September 2016
A BRONZE COVER FOR AN ARCHAISTIC VESSEL, DOU
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER CAST SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The domed cover is cast in relief with three decorative bands below the finial cast as two entwined rope-twist loops. The interior is cast with the nianhao.
6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) diam.
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