Porcelain with polychrome enamels.
Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, South Central China. Enameled in Canton.
A pair of large hexagonal canton enamel vases elaborately painted in polychrome enamels depicting four high ranking warriors approaching a seated court lady surrounded by a group of maidens.
Canton enamels were mainly produced for the European and American markets from the 18th to the 20th century.