Chinese blanc de chine octagonal Dou-shaped libation cup, 18th century, with one of the eight immortals molded on each side, on four low feet.
Provenance: with label of G&T Portier Paris to base. A similar octagonal cup is illustrated in 'Dehua Wares Collected by the Palace Museum II' (The Forbidden City Publishing House, 2016), pp. 508-9, pl. 232. Also see Ayers, John, 'Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen' Vol I, p. 75, pl. 151.