Description & Technical information

Qianlong period
English or American Market
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.

Date:  1780
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 47 cm (18¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art