REF No. 6556
pair of chinese export porcelain vases with famille rose decoration
Qianlong period circa 1780
English or American Market
Height: 18½ inches; 47cm
A pair of Chinese export porcelain vases and covers of flattened pear shape with stylised dragon handles to the sides, decorated with large panels depicting scenes of figures in gardens in the mandarin palette, reserved on a Y-diaper ground, the finials to the covers modelled as Dogs of Fo.
A bright and elegant pair of vases of the best quality of this period, with a usefully flattened shape, thought to be ideal for a narrow mantelpiece or small wall brackets.