Title: A drum formed archaistic ‘doucai chunyu’ vase and cover
Period: 19th/20th Century
Dimensions: H 39cm x W 22cm
An archaic style doucai decorated vessel. The form taking inspiration from the archaic drums of the Shang Dynasty. The neck and shoulder with stylised geometrical motifs, the foot with stylised frogs amongst angular scrolls, the baluster body with stylised archaistic tigers, the flat cover enamelled en-suite, and crowned by a stylised tiger form finial. The base bears a pseudo Jiajing 6 character Mark.