A pair of Chinese 'Mandarin-palette' flattened baluster vases The porcelain Qianlong, the mounts later European
Lot 32
A pair of Chinese 'Mandarin-palette' flattened baluster vases The porcelain Qianlong, the mounts later European
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 17,053) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of Chinese 'Mandarin-palette' flattened baluster vases
The porcelain Qianlong, the mounts later European
Each side moulded with three lobed cartouches, the larger cartouches each delicately enamelled, one with a vivid scene of a European figure galloping on a horse with hounds in full cry over the fields of a farmer similarly European in style against a background of Chinese-style moon-gate and pagodas amongst canals, the reverse with another European figure on horseback accompanied by a manservant with a falcon while another huntsman aims his rifle in the distance, the smaller upper cartouches each with a butterfly above a floral spray, and the narrow lower cartouches each with a delicate landscape scene, all against a moulded dotted ground enamelled with stylised floral scrolls, the covers similarly decorated with floral sprays in cartouches and each surmounted by a Buddhist lion, the vases mounted with gilt bronze feet with floral swags and ornate foliate handles issuing bunches of grapes. The taller 56.5cm high (4).

Footnotes

  • Labels: 1C 79 E, EX 9
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