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European Market

A pair of large figures of standing maidens bearing iron red gu form vases as candlesconces, in famille rose enamels with robes painted in bright green with flowers on a cracked-ice ground, the hair in a high chignon and black enamelled on the biscuit.

A large and deocrative pair of these figures of the very best quality and in great condition. 

References: Cohen & Motley 2008, p102, No 5.3, another pair with green coats; Williamson 1970, pl LIX, a single.

Date:  1750
Period:  18th century, Qianlong period
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 40.5 cm (16 inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art