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Pair of Vases and Covers

Qianlong period circa 1780
English or American Market
Height: 18 1/2 inches, 47 cm

A pair of Chinese export porcelain vases and covers of flattened baluster 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.

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm

Stock number

6556