Property of a French Collector
A pair of French gilt bronze mounted Chinese porcelain vases
late 19th century
Each hexagonal baluster body surmounted by a cast floral and foliate rim, applied with figures to the neck and lizards at the shoulders, centered by panels of chinoiserie figures in interiors, overall decorated with birds and insects amongst flora and fauna, on oak leaf and acorn wrapped base raised on bold foliate scroll feet.
height 29in (73.5cm)